Create a large dropped initial capital letter

The dropped cap, a large dropped initial capital letter, can be used to begin a document or a chapter, or to add interest to a newsletter or invitation.

Drop cap

1. Dropped cap

2. In-margin dropped cap

  1. Click in the paragraph that you want to begin with a drop cap.

    The paragraph must contain text.

  2. On the Insert tab, in the Text group, click Drop Cap.Word Ribbon Image

  3. Click Dropped or In margin.

Applies To: Word Starter, Outlook 2007, Word 2010, Word 2007, Publisher 2010

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