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Ms Word 2013 Change Font Size, Style,colour

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To change the font:

By default, the font of each new document is set to Calibri. However, Word provides many other fonts you can use to customize text and titles.

  1. Select the text you want to modify.

     

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  2. On the Home tab, click the drop-down arrow next to the Font box. A menu of font styles will appear.
  3. Move the mouse over the various font styles. A live preview of the font will appear in the document. Select the font style you want to use.

     

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  4. The font will change in the document.

     

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When creating a professional document or a document that contains multiple paragraphs, you'll want to select a font that's easy to read. Along with Calibri, standard reading fonts include Cambria, Times New Roman, and Arial.

To change the font size:

  1. Select the text you want to modify.

     

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  2. Select the desired font size formatting option:
    • Font size drop-down arrow: On the Home tab, click the Font size drop-down arrow. A menu of font sizes will appear. When you move the mouse over the various font sizes, a live preview of the font size will appear in the document.

       

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    • Font size box: When the font size you need is not available in the Font size drop-down arrow, you can click the Font size box and type the desired font size, then press Enter.

       

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    • Grow and shrink font commands: Click the Grow Font or Shrink Font commands to change the font size.

       

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  3. The font size will change in the document.

     

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To change the font color:

  1. Select the text you want to modify.

     

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  2. On the Home tab, click the Font Color drop-down arrow. The Font Color menu appears.
  3. Move the mouse over the various font colors. A live preview of the color will appear in the document.

     

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  4. Select the font color you want to use. The font color will change in the document.

     

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Your color choices aren't limited to the drop-down menu that appears. Select More Colors... at the bottom of the menu to access the Colors dialog box. Choose the color you want, then click OK.

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To highlight text:

Highlighting can be a useful tool for marking important text in your document.

  1. Select the text you want to highlight.

     

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  2. From the Home tab, click the Text Highlight Color drop-down arrow. The Highlight Color menu appears.

     

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  3. Select the desired highlight color. The selected text will then be highlighted in the document.
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To remove highlighting, select the highlighted text, then click the Text Highlight Color drop-down arrow. Select No Color from the drop-down menu.

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If you need to highlight several lines of text, changing the mouse into a highlighter may be a helpful alternative to selecting and highlighting individual lines. Click the Text Highlight Color command, and the cursor changes into a highlighter . You can then click, hold, and drag the highlighter over the lines you want to highlight.

 

 

To use the Bold, Italic, and Underline commands:

The Bold, Italic, and Underline commands can be used to help draw attention to important words or phrases.

  1. Select the text you want to modify.

     

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  2. On the Home tab, click the Bold (B), Italic (I), or Underline (U) command in the Font group. In our example, we'll click Bold.

     

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  3. The selected text will be modified in the document.

     

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To change the text case:

When you need to quickly change text case, you can use the Change Case command instead of deleting and retyping text.

  1. Select the text you want to modify.

     

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  2. On the Home tab, click the Change Case command in the Font group.
  3. A drop-down menu will appear. Select the desired case option from the menu.
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  4. The text case will be changed in the document.

     

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To change text alignment:

By default, Word aligns text to the left margin in new documents. However, there may be times when you want to adjust text alignment to the center or right.

  1. Select the text you want to modify.
  2. On the Home tab, select one of the four alignment options from the Paragraph group.

     

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Click the arrows in the slideshow below to learn more about the four text alignment options.

Symbols

Sometimes you may find that you need to add a symbol to your text, such as the Copyright symbol ©. Word offers a collection of symbols for currency, languages, mathematics, and more.

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To insert a symbol:

  1. Place the insertion point in the location where you want to insert a symbol.

     

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  2. On the Insert tab, click the Symbol drop-down arrow. A menu of symbols will appear.
  3. Select the desired symbol.

     

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  4. The symbol will appear in your document.

     

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If you don't see the symbol you're looking for, click More Symbols... to open the Symbol dialog box. Locate and select the desired symbol, then click Insert.

 

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