Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
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Chapter 6: Formatting Text
chapter 6
Formatting Text
Change the Size
1 Select the text that you want to
2 Click the Home tab on the
3 Click the Font Size
4 Click a size.
Word applies the font size to the
This example applies a 36-point
font size to the text.
Another way to change the font size is to
click the
( and ) on the Home tab. Word increases or
decreases the font size with each click of the
Grow Font
Shrink Font
How do I apply formatting to
my text?
You can use Word’s basic
formatting commands — Bold,
Italic, Underline, Strikethrough,
Subscript, and Superscript — to
quickly add formatting to your text.
To do so, select the text you want
to format, click the Home tab, and click the Bold (
What is the toolbar
that appears when I
select text?
When you select text,
Word’s mini toolbar
appears, giving you quick
access to common
formatting commands.
You can also right-click selected text to display
the toolbar. If you want to use any of the tools
on the toolbar, simply click the desired tool;
otherwise, continue working, and the toolbar
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Italic ( ), Underline ( ), Strikethrough ( ),
Subscript ( ), or Superscript ( ) button. To undo
the formatting, simply select the text and click the
appropriate button again.
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