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Teach Yourself VISUALLY™ Word 2007 by Elaine Marmel

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Chapter 5. Format Text

You can format text for emphasis and for greater readability. And, although the individual types of formatting are discussed separately, you can perform each of the tasks in this chapter on a single selection of text.

Format Text

Change the Font

You can change the typeface that appears in your document by changing the font. Changing the font can help readers better understand your document. Microsoft has added 13 new TrueType fonts to Word 2007.

Use serif fonts — fonts with short lines stemming from the bottoms of the letters — to provide a line that helps guide the reader's eyes. Use sans serif fonts — fonts without short lines stemming ...

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