Chapter 3. Learning Essential Formatting Techniques

by Laura Acklen

In this chapter

Choosing the Right Font

Emphasizing Important Text

Changing Margins by Using Guidelines

Justifying Text

Using QuickBullets

Inserting Special Characters

Getting a Word Count

Troubleshooting

Choosing the Right Font

What can you do to transform a plain vanilla document into something that a reader would forward to reviewing? Choose attractive fonts to generate interest in your subject. Make the titles and headings larger than the body text so that they really stand out. It only takes a few minutes, and the results are well worth your effort.

There are 900 fonts included with WordPerfect Office X3. Of these, 24 are the character set fonts, which contain the symbols ...

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