About this lesson
Learn how to apply bold, italic, underline and Drop Caps styles to text.
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Format Text With Fonts And Colors
How to format text with bold, italic, underline, strikethrough and Drop Caps styles
When to use
Formatting text is a very common feature in Word and makes your text stand out.
- Click the line of text that you want to apply a Format to.
- Click the HOME ribbon and move the mouse to the FONT group.
- Click any of the buttons within the FONT group to see the effect on the selected text.
The format only applies to the SELECTED text. Make sure you have told the computer what you want it to do by clicking, dragging, and selecting the text.
Double click a word to select one word.
Triple click a paragraph to select a full paragraph.
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