Chapter 8. Creating Great-Looking Documents

In this chapter

Understanding Your Formatting Options

Applying and Modifying Formats

Changing Paper Size and Orientation

Adjusting Margins

Changing Text Formatting

Changing Paragraph Formatting

Using the Ruler to Set Tab Stops

Formatting Simple Lists with Bullets and Numbers

Formatting All or Part of a Document Automatically

Troubleshooting

Extra Credit: Straight Quotes or Curly Quotes?

Understanding Your Formatting Options

The point of formatting is to make documents look good for printing (or onscreen viewing). This attention to design details also has an impact on readability; a carefully designed document, with bold headings, well-laid-out pages, and proper typography, is also easy to read or scan. ...

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