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I want to add a table with the long description header but I can't find how to change text direct other than 90 degrees (Vertical or Horizontal). Is it possible?

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Can't you just use a simple text box for the text you want to rotate? –  Karan Dec 2 '12 at 0:16
    
I can try. This table has about 30 columns. The prefer way is to make it just as a regular table. –  1888 Dec 2 '12 at 15:37

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You can rotate Word Art text freely. It may not be exactly what you're looking for, but it works. Just click the green dot and rotate away.

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You can rotate words at a 45 degree angle if they are in a text box. The only problem I've had is keeping the text box in place once I've put it where I want it.

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I don't think you can do this in Word tables, but if you insert an Excel spreadsheet into a Word document (Insert tab > Tables > Excel Spreadsheet) you can then type in your heading in a cell. Then, right click the CELL and select "Format Cells...". Then, goto the Alignment tab and specify the text angle on the right.

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