Word 2010 Formatting Text

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Word 2010

Formatting Text 

Introduction

Lesson 3
To create and design effective documents, you need to know how to format text. In addition to making your document more appealing, formatted text can draw the reader's attention to specific parts of the document and help communicate your message.
In this lesson you will learn to format the font sizestyle, and colorhighlightthe text; and use the BoldItalicUnderline, and Change Case commands.

Format Text

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Watch the video to see the various ways you can format text.

To Change the Font Size:

  1. Select the text you wish to modify.
  2. Click the drop-down arrow next to the Font Size box on the Home tab. A drop-down menu appears.
  3. Move the mouse pointer over the various font sizes. A live preview of the font size will appear in the document.
    Changing the font sizeChanging the font size
  4. Select the font size you wish to use.
You can also use the Grow Font and Shrink Font commands to change the size.
The Grow Font and Shrink Font commandsThe Grow Font and Shrink Font commands

To Change the Font:

  1. Select the text you wish to modify.
  2. Click the drop-down arrow next to the Font box on the Home tab. The Font drop-down menu appears.
  3. Move the mouse pointer over the various fonts. A live preview of the font will appear in the document.
    Changing the fontChanging the font
  4. Select the font you wish to use. The font will change in the document.

To Change the Font Color:

  1. Select the text you wish to modify.
  2. Click the Font Color drop-down arrow on the Home tab. The Font Color menu appears.
  3. Move the mouse pointer over the various font colors. A live preview of the color will appear in the document.
    Changing the font colorChanging the font color
  4. Select the font color you wish to use. The font color will change in the document.
Your color choices aren't limited to the drop-down menu that appears. Select More Colors at the bottom of the list to access the Colors dialog box. Choose the color that you want and click OK.

To Highlight Text:

  1. From the Home tab, click the Text Highlight Color drop-down arrow. The Highlight Color menu appears.
    Choosing a highlight colorChoosing a highlight color
  2. Select the desired highlight color.
  3. Select the text you wish to modify. It will then be highlighted.
    Highlighting textHighlighting text
  4. To switch back to the normal cursor, click the Text Highlight Color command.

    To Use the Bold, Italic, and Underline Commands:

    1. Select the text you wish to modify.
    2. Click the Bold (B), Italic (I), or Underline (U) command in the Font group on the Home tab.
      Making text boldMaking text bold

    To Change the Text Case:

    1. Select the text you wish to modify.
    2. Click the Change Case command in the Font group on the Home tab.
    3. Select the desired case option from the list.
      Changing the text caseChanging the text case

    To Change Text Alignment:

    1. Select the text you wish to modify.
    2. Select one of the four alignment options from the Paragraph group on the Home tab.
      • Align Text Left: Aligns all the selected text to the left margin.
      • Center: Aligns text an equal distance from the left and right margins.
      • Align Text Right: Aligns all the selected text to the right margin.
      • Justify: Justified text is equal on both sides and lines up equally to the right and left margins. Many newspapers and magazines use full-justification.
       The four alignment options

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