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2007 Microsoft® Office System Step by Step, Second Edition by Joan Lambert, John Pierce, Steve Lambert, M. Dow Lambert III, Curtis D. Frye, Joyce Cox

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Personalizing the Appearance of Messages

By default, the content of an Outlook message appears in black, 10-point Calibri (a very readable sans serif font that is new in this release of the Office system), arranged in left-aligned paragraphs on a white background. You can change the appearance of a message either by applying local formatting (text or paragraph attributes) or global formatting (a theme or style).

The local formatting options available in Outlook 2007 are largely the same as those available in Word and other programs in the 2007 Office system, and you might already be familiar with them 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 ...

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