With DocIO, you can create an Auto shape and insert it into the Word Open XML Format document (DOCX, DOTX, DOCM, DOTM). You can add text to the shape and format the shape in the document.
You can insert shape as "in line with text" or "position relative to the page" in the Word document.
Shapes in the Word document can be retrieved by its name, title, etc., and its content or appearance can be modified.
You can make shapes in the Word document accessible by defining alternate text.