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Formatting Text for Emphasis

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You’ll often want to format, or change the style of, certain words or phrases to add emphasis to parts of a document. In addition to the standard formatting options—Bold, Italic, Underline, etc.—Word provides additional formatting effects to text, including Strikethrough, Double Strikethrough, Superscript, Subscript, Shadow, Outline, Emboss, Engrave, Small Caps, All Caps, and Hidden. To help you format sentences correctly and change capitalization, you can change text case.

Change Text Case

  • y_1.jpg Select the text you want to format.
  • y_2.jpg Click the Home tab.
  • y_3.jpg Click the Case button, and then click the option you want:
    • Sentence case.
    • lowercase
    • UPPERCASE
    • Capitalize Each Word
    • tOGGLEcASE

Highlight Text

  • y_1.jpg Select the text you want to format.
  • y_2.jpg Click the Home tab.
  • y_3.jpg Click the Highlight button arrow, and then click the color you want.
    • Add highlight. Click a color.
    • Remove highlight. Click No Color.

Apply Formatting Effects to Text

  • y_1.jpg Select the text you want to format.
  • y_2.jpg Click the Home tab.
  • y_3.jpg Click the Font Dialog Box Launcher.
  • y_4.jpg Click to select the effects (Strikethrough, Double strikethrough, Superscript, Subscript, Shadow, Outline, Emboss, Engrave, Small caps, All caps, and Hidden) you want.
  • y_5.jpg Check the results in the Preview box.
  • y_6.jpg Click OK.
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