Chapter 6

Formatting Text


check Changing fonts

check Changing the font size

check Using text styles

check Coloring text

check Justifying text

check Creating lists

After you type text into a document, edit it, and check it for spelling and grammatical errors, you’re ready to make it look pretty — a process known as formatting text. A properly formatted document can make your text easy to read, while a poorly formatted document can make even the best writing difficult or confusing to read. In this chapter, you discover how to format text in your Office 2019 programs.

Finding Formatting Tools on the Home Tab

Because formatting text is a common task, Office 2019 puts the formatting tools on the Home tab, which contains commands for the most commonly used features in each Office 2019 program. The Home tab groups Word’s formatting tools into three categories:

  • Font: Defines the font, font size, color, highlighting, ...

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