Formatting Text

A font is a collection of alphanumeric characters that share the same typeface, or design, and have similar characteristics. You can format text and numbers with font attributes—such as bolding, italics, or underlining—to enhance data to catch the reader’s attention. The main formats you apply to text are available on the Home tab in the Font group or in the Font dialog box. Some of the formats available include strikethrough, subscript, superscript, and underline style and color. When you point to selected text, Office displays the Mini-Toolbar above it. The Mini-Toolbar provides easy access to common formatting toolbar buttons, such as font, font size, increase and decrease font size, bold, italic, font color, increase and decrease ...

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