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1 Character Formatting MOAC Lesson 3

2 Character Any single letter, number, symbol, or punctuation mark. (John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2014) Examples: C , ? 1 ]

3 Font A set of characters that have the same design. (John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2014) Example: Arial Comic Sans Times New Roman Font Size: size of the font which is measured in points 72 points = 1 inch 1 point = 1/72 of an inch

4 Font Serif Font: Have extra lines on the tips of letters to improve readability Example: Times New Roman, Courier New, Garamond Aa Bb Cc Sans Serif Font: does not have the serifs on letters Example: Arial, Tahoma, Verdana

5 Font Monospace Font: type of font in which each character takes up the same exact amount of space M takes up the same amount of space as I Example: Courier New Proportional Font: type of font in which each character only takes up the space that is needed Example: Times New Roman

6 Text Effects Text Effects
A new font command group that adds a distinctive appearance, such as outlines, shadows, glows or reflections, to selected text (John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2014) Text Effects

7 Font attributes Should be used to make certain text stand out
Should not be used on large blocks of text (aka an entire paper) Bold: makes the text appear darker Italic: makes the text slant to the right Underline: places a line beneath the text Subscript: places text slightly below the baseline H20 Superscript: places text slightly above the baseline 22 Strikethrough: places line through the middle of text Small Caps: All text appears in uppercase, however if a letter was capitalized, it appears to be larger Text Highlighter: similar to using a highlighter on paper

8 Live Preview Live preview shows you how your document will look with the selected feature. (John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2014)

9 Format Painter Copies formatting, not text
If the icon is double clicked, it will allow the user to paste formatting to multiple non-adjacent items

10 Styles Character Styles: A style that is applied to individual characters or words that users have selected. (John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2014) Paragraph Styles: A style in which the formats are applied instantly to all text in the paragraph where the insertion point is located, whether or not text is selected. (John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2014) Character Style Paragraph Style

11 Wordart Decorative text that enhances text. (John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2014) Wordart

12 Source John Wiley & Sons, Inc. (2014). Microsoft Official Academic Course Microsoft Word 2013, Exam

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