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2.2 Format messages
2.2 Format messages
You can manually format text in the content pane to differentiate it from your default
font. The local formatting options available in Outlook 2013 are the same as those
available in Word 2013, PowerPoint 2013, and other Office 2013 programs. You might already
be familiar with the formatting options from working with those programs. Here’s a quick
review of the types of formatting changes you can make.
Font, size, and color More than 220 fonts in a range of sizes and in a virtually
unlimited selection of colors
Font style Regular, bold, italic, or bold italic
Underline style and color Plain, multiple, dotted, dashed, wavy, and many
combinations thereof, in all colors
Effects Strikethrough, superscript, subscript, shadow, outline, emboss, engrave,
small caps, all caps, or hidden
Character spacing Scale, spacing, position, and kerning
Paragraph attributes Alignment, indentation, and spacing
Character and paragraph styles Titles, headings, and purpose-specific font
formatting (for example, for quotes and book titles)
To apply local formatting to selected text ➤
➜ On the Mini Toolbar , click or select the formatting you want to apply.
➜ In the Basic Text group the Message tab, or in the Font or Paragraph group on the
Format Text tab, click or select the formatting option.
➜ On the Message tab, click the Basic Text dialog box launcher. On the Font and
Advanced pages of the Font dialog box, click or select the formatting you want to
apply, and then click OK .
➜ On the Format Text tab, click the Font dialog box launcher. In the Font dialog box,
click or select the formatting you want to apply, and then click OK .
➜ On the Format Text tab, click the Paragraph dialog box launcher. On the Indents
and Spacing and Line and Page Breaks pages of the Paragraph dialog box, click or
select the formatting you want to apply, and then click OK .