Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
Changing the Text Style
palette lets you
4. Click a color.
Word highlights your selected text (from Step 2) in your chosen color.
5. Press Esc (or click the Text Highlight Color icon again) to turn off the
Text Highlight Color command.
To remove a highlight, select the text and choose the same color again.
If no text is selected and the Text Highlight Color currently displays a color
you want to use (such as yellow), you can click the Text Highlight Color
icon (not its downward-pointing arrow). This turns the mouse pointer into a
marker icon. Now you can select and highlight text in one step.
Using Text Effects
If you want a fast way to format text that appears colorful like a neon sign,
then you can use Text Effects by following these steps:
1. Click the Home tab.
2. Select the text you want to modify.
3. Click the Text Effects icon.
A menu of different effects appears, as shown in Figure 6-5.
4. Click an effect.
Word changes your selected text (from Step 2) in your chosen visual