3. Changing the Look of Text
Chapter at a Glance
The appearance of your documents helps to
In this chapter, you will experiment with Quick Styles and then change the look of individual words. Then you'll indent paragraphs, change paragraph alignment and spacing, set tab stops, modify line spacing, and add borders and shading. Finally you'll create and format both bulleted and numbered lists.
Do you need only a quick refresher on the topics in this chapter? See the Quick Reference entries on pages xxxixlxiii.
Graphics and operating systemrelated instructions in this book reflect the Windows Vista
Quickly Formatting Text and Paragraphs
Word 2007 includes a number of new features, as well as enhancements to existing features, that make the process of formatting content effortless. For example, buttons for changing the font
For information about changing character attributes, see "Manually Changing the Look of Characters" later in this chapter.
However, you don't have to apply attributes one at a time. You can easily change several attributes at once with a couple of mouse clicks by using Quick Styles . This powerful tool is available in the Styles group on the Home tab. Quick Styles are galleries consisting of the following:
All of the Quick Styles in a particular gallery coordinate with each other,
In this exercise, you will experiment with Quick Styles.
USE the 01_QuickFormatting document. This practice file is located in the Chapter03 subfolder under SBS_Word2007 .
BE SURE TO start Word before beginning this exercise.
OPEN the 01_QuickFormatting document.
CLOSE the 01_QuickFormatting document without saving your changes.
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