Changing the font, font style, and font size A font is a set of letters, numbers, punctuation marks, and symbols with a specific size and design. The table below shows some examples.
Guidelines for using font styles In general, use bold for emphasis and to call attention to cell contents. You can also use italics to call attention to cell contents, though in a less emphatic way than bold does.
Guidelines for using font styles Be consistent in your use of font styles to create a pattern.
Changing fonts You can use buttons on the Formatting toolbar or the Font tab in the Format Cells dialog box to change fonts, font styles, or font sizes. Bold Decrease Font Size Italic Increase Font Size The Format Cells dialog box also lets you change and preview font effects and color. Underline