Chapter 2

Exploring the Common Features of Office Applications


Bullet Edit Text

Bullet Move and Copy Content

Bullet Choose Fonts and Font Sizes

Bullet Apply Text Formatting

Bullet Use the Mini Toolbar

Bullet Work with Themes

Bullet Check Your Spelling and Grammar

Text handling is quite standardized in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. The same commands that you use to edit and format text in one program work almost exactly the same way in another. So, after you master them in one application, you’ll be off and running in the others.

Some of these standardized features include

  • The Clipboard, which lets you copy and move content seamlessly between applications
  • Text formatting, which you use to format text with the same set of Font tools, no matter which application you’re in
  • Themes, which help you apply consistent formatting ...

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