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  1. Spotlight onWord Processing Chapter 3: Formatting Chapter 3

  2. Objectives • Bold text for emphasis • Underline text for emphasis • Italicize text for emphasis • Change the font • Change the size of the text • Change the color of the text • Create a bulleted list • Choose a custom bullet • Create a numbered list Chapter 3

  3. font italic underline Vocabulary • bold • bullet font • bullets • font size Chapter 3

  4. Keying the Text • Key text as instructed. • To center your text, hold down Ctrl and press the letter E. Chapter 3

  5. Bolding Text • Darker, thicker text. • When formatting a line or paragraph, you need to select the text first. • When formatting a single word, you do not have to select the word first. • Click the Bold button on the Home Ribbon. • Click the Bold button again to turn it off. • Hold Ctrl and press the letter B to bold. Chapter 3

  6. Italicizing Text • Text that slants to the right. • Click the Italic button on the Home Ribbon • Hold Ctrl and press the letter I to italicize. Chapter 3

  7. Underlining Text • Text with a straight line below it. • Click the Underline button on the Home Ribbon. • Hold Ctrl and press the letter U to underline. Chapter 3

  8. Changing the Font Using the Menu Bar • Font size is measured in points. • The higher the point size, the bigger the text will be. • The largest font size available is 1638. • Select the text. • Click the Dialog box launcher to the right of the Font label. • Font, size, color, and effects can be changed from the Font dialog box. Chapter 3

  9. Changing the Font with the Toolbar • Select the text. • Click the Font drop-down arrow on the Home Ribbon. • Click the Font Size drop-down arrow on the Home Ribbon. Chapter 3

  10. Changing the Font Color • Select the text. • Click the Font Color drop-down arrow. Chapter 3

  11. Creating a Bulleted List • Bullets are small dots or other pictures used when creating lists. • They should be consistent throughout the list. • Bullet formatting can either be added before or after typing the list. Chapter 3

  12. Creating a Bulleted List (continued) • Select the list. • Click the Bullets drop-down arrow on the Home Ribbon. • Click Define New Bullet. • Click Symbol button. • Choose a bullet font. Chapter 3

  13. Creating a Numbered List • Select the list. • Click the Numbering button on the Home Ribbon. • Default formatting is a number followed by a period. Chapter 3

  14. Formatting Text • Select the text. • Change the size. • Change the font color. • Change the font. Chapter 3

  15. Summary • Formatting such as bold, underline, and italic can add emphasis to text. • Bold text is thicker and darker. • Italicized text slants to the right. • You can change the font using the buttons on the Home Ribbon. • Font choices can help to add emotion to your text. • The default font in Microsoft Word is Calibri, size 11. Chapter 3

  16. Summary (continued) • The largest font size is 1638. • You should not use more than three different fonts within a document. • Using more than one font color within a word makes it hard to read. • Bullets are small dots, pictures, or symbols used to identify items in a list. • Wingdings is a very popular bullet font. • Lists can be formatted to include bullets or numbers. Chapter 3