Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
Formatting Paragraphs and Characters
To Change the Font of Selected Text
The default theme font for headings is Cambria and for all other text, called body text in Word, is Calibri.
Many other fonts are available, however, so that you can add variety to documents.
To draw more attention to the headline, you change its font so that it differs from the font of other text in the
l yer. The following steps change the font of the headline from Calibri to Arial Rounded MT Bold.
Font Size box displays
font size of selected
text, which is 72
1
Home tab
Font box
arrow
With the text selected, click the
Font box arrow (Home tab | Font
group) to display the Font gallery
(Figure 1–18).
default
font is
Calibri
Will the fonts in my Font gallery be
the same as those in Figure 1–18?
Your list of available fonts may
differ, depending on the type of
printer you are using and other
settings.
fonts dei ned in current
theme for headings
and body text
text remains
selected after font
size changed to 72
recently used fonts
appear here — your
list will differ
list of
available
fonts is
displayed
in Font
gallery
What if the text is no longer
selected?
Follow the steps on page WD 15
to select a line.
alphabetical list of all
fonts begins here
use scroll arrow or
scroll bar to display
more fonts
Figure 1–18
2
Scroll through the Font gallery, if
necessary, and then point to Arial
Rounded MT Bold (or a similar font)
to display a live preview of the
selected text in the selected font
(Figure 1–19).
I
font of selected text
changes to Arial Rounded
MT Bold, showing a live
preview of font to which
you are pointing in gallery
mouse pointer on
Arial Rounded MT
Bold
Experiment
Point to various fonts in the Font
gallery and watch the font of
the selected text change in the
document window.
3
Click Arial Rounded MT Bold (or a
selection on text disappears temporarily
while you use live preview
similar font) to change the font of
the selected text.
Figure 1–19
Other Ways
1. Click Font box arrow on
Mini toolbar, click desired
font in Font gallery
2. Right-click selected text,
click Font on shortcut menu,
click Font tab (Font dialog
box), select desired font in
Font list, click OK button
3. Click Font Dialog Box
Launcher (Home tab | Font
group), click Font tab (Font
dialog box), select desired
font in Font list, click OK
button
4. Press CTRL + D , click Font tab
(Font dialog box), select
desired font in the Font
list, click OK button
 
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