Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
Formatting Paragraphs and Characters
To Apply a Text Effect to Selected Text
You would like the text in the headline to be even more noticeable. Word provides many text effects to add
interest and variety to text. The following steps apply a text effect to the headline.
1
Text Effects
button
Home tab
With the text selected, click the Text
Effects button (Home tab | Font
group) to display the Text Effects
gallery (Figure 1–22).
Font group
predei ned
text effects
Text Effects
gallery
commands to
dei ne unique
text effects
text to be
formatted
is selected
Figure 1–22
2
Outline – Accent 1 (i rst text effect in
third row) to display a live preview of
the selected text in the selected
text effect (Figure 1–23).
I
Point to Fill – White, Gradient
selected text shows live preview
of text effect to which you are
pointing in gallery
Experiment
Point to various text effects
mouse pointer on
Fill - White, Gradient
Outline - Accent 1
text effect
in the Text Effects gallery and
watch the text effects of the
selected text change in the
document window.
3
selection on text
disappears temporarily
while you use live
preview
Click Fill – White, Gradient Outline –
Accent 1 to change the text effect of
the selected text.
4
Click anywhere in the document
Figure 1–23
window to remove the selection
from the selected text.
Other Ways
1. Right-click selected text,
click Font on shortcut
menu, click Font tab
(Font dialog box), click
Text Effects button,
select desired text effects
(Format Text Effects dialog
box), click Close button,
click OK button
2. Click Font Dialog Box
Launcher (Home tab |
Font group), click Font
tab (Font dialog box),
click Text Effects button,
select desired text effects
(Format Text Effects dialog
box), click Close button,
click OK button
 
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