Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
Using SmartArt tools
To see what we’re talking about, click Shapes on the Insert tab, draw any kind of
twodimensional object, such as a rectangle, and then type some text. Drag through the text
you just typed to select it, right-click the selected text, and finally click Font to display the
Font dialog box, shown in Figure 10-36.
Figure 10-36 The Font dialog box offers a few formatting options not found elsewhere.
You can also display the Font dialog box by selecting any text-capable object and
clicking the dialog box launcher in the Font group on the Home tab.
The Font dialog box shares many of the same controls found in the Format Cells dialog box
that you use to format text in cells. The Font dialog box additionally offers the following
options, several of which are illustrated in Figure 10-36:
This effect draws two lines through the middle of the
Offset When the Superscript or Subscript effect is turned on, Offset offers precise
control over the distance of the selected text from the baseline.
Small Caps This effect changes lowercase characters in selected text to small capital
letters. Text typed as capital letters is unaffected.
This effect changes all the selected lowercase characters into capital
Equalize Character Height This effect changes the size of each selected character
so that they all occupy the same amount of vertical space. Characters with
descenders are moved above the baseline.