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Microsoft® Office 2008 for Mac Step by Step by Joan Lambert

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Practice Formatting Characters

In this exercise, you’ll format the text in a document by changing its font, font style, size, color, and character spacing. We’ll be working in a Word document, but you can use these same techniques when working with text on a worksheet or on a slide.

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SET UP Open the Bamboo document from the ~/Documents/Microsoft Press/ 2008OfficeMacSBS/FormatContent/ folder. Display the Standard toolbar and close any other toolbars. Display the Formatting Palette in the Toolbox.

  1. In the Formatting Palette, expand the Font panel, and close the other panels. Arrange the document and Toolbox so you can work with them.

    The Font panel displays information about the font at the current location of the insertion point. The font used in ...

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