Font

You can specify how you want text to appear by selecting options in the Font dialog box. The availability of some options depends on the languages that are installed and enabled for editing.

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PowerPoint

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Word

PowerPoint

Font Tab

Latin text font     Specifies a Latin text font. In the box, select a font name.

Asian text font     Specifies an Asian text font. In the box, select a font name.

Font style     Specifies a font style, such as Bold or Italic. In the box, select a font style.

Size     Specifies a font size in points. In the list, select a font size.

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Font Color     Specifies the color of the selected text. In the box, select a color.

Underline style     Specifies whether selected text is underlined and the underline style. Click none to remove underlining.

Underline color     Specifies the color of the underline. This option remains unavailable until you apply an underline style.

Effects

Strikethrough     Draws a line through the selected text.

Double strikethrough     Draws a double line through the selected text.

Superscript     Raises the selected text above the baseline and changes the selected text to a smaller font size, if a smaller size is available. If you want to raise the selected text without changing the font size, type a higher percentage in the Offset box.

Subscript     Lowers the selected text below the baseline and changes the selected text to a smaller font size, if a smaller size is available. If you want to lower the selected text without changing the font size, type a lower percentage in the Offset box.

Small caps     Formats selected lowercase text as capital letters and reduces their size. Small caps formatting does not affect numbers, punctuation, non-alphabetic characters, or uppercase letters.

All caps     Formats lowercase letters as capitals. All caps formatting does not affect numbers, punctuation, non-alphabetic characters, or uppercase letters.

Equalize Character Height     Reformats text effects as necessary to apply an even character height to text.

Character Spacing tab

Spacing    Increases or decreases the space between characters. Type or select an amount in the By box.

Kerning for fonts    Automatically adjusts the amount of space between certain combinations of characters so that an entire word looks more evenly spaced. This command works for TrueType and Adobe PostScript fonts only. To use this feature, type or select the smallest font size to which you want to apply kerning in the Points and above box. Microsoft Office PowerPoint automatically kerns all fonts of that size and greater.

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Latin text font     Specifies a Latin text font. In the box, select a font name. Your choice appears in the Sample box.

Asian text font     Specifies an Asian text font. In the box, select a font name. Your choice appears in the Sample box.

Font style     Specifies a font style, such as Bold or Italic. In the box, select a font style. Your choice appears in the Sample box.

Size     Specifies a font size in points. In the list, select a font size. To ensure readability for most documents and users, use a size of eight points or larger. Your choice appears in the Sample box.

Underline style     Specifies whether selected text is underlined and the underline style. Click none to remove underlining.

Font and underline color     Specifies the color of the font and the underline.

Emphasis mark     Click to set options for the type of emphasis mark you want to add to a selected character string.

Effects

Superscript     Raises the selected text above the baseline and changes the selected text to a smaller font size, if a smaller size is available.

Subscript     Lowers the selected text below the baseline and changes the selected text to a smaller font size, if a smaller size is available.

Outline     Displays the inner and outer borders of each character.

Emboss     Makes the selected text appear to be raised off the page in relief.

Small caps     Formats selected lowercase text as capital letters and reduces their size. Small caps formatting does not affect numbers, punctuation, non-alphabetic characters, or uppercase letters.

All caps     Formats lowercase letters as capitals. All caps formatting does not affect numbers, punctuation, non-alphabetic characters, or uppercase letters.

Shadow     Adds a shadow beneath and to the right of the selected text.

Engrave     Makes the selected text appear to be imprinted or pressed into the page.

Sample

The Sample box displays a preview of the specified font and any text effects.

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Font tab

Latin text

Asian text font     Specifies an Asian text font. In the box, select a font name. Your choice appears in the Preview box.

Font     Specifies a Latin text font. In the box, select a font name. Your choice appears in the Preview box.

Font style     Specifies a font style, such as Bold or Italic. In the box, select a font style. Your choice appears in the Preview box.

Size     Specifies a font size in points. In the list, select a font size. To ensure readability for most documents and users, use a size of eight points or larger. Your choice appears in the Preview box.

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Font Color     Specifies the color of the selected text. In the box, select a color. Clicking Automatic applies the color defined in Microsoft Windows Control Panel. By default, that color is black unless you change it. In paragraphs with shading of 80 percent or more, clicking Automatic changes the text to white. Your choice appears in the Preview box.

Underline style     Specifies whether selected text is underlined and the underline style. Click none to remove underlining.

Underline color     Specifies the color of the underline. This option remains unavailable until you apply an underline style.

Emphasis mark     Click to set options for the type of emphasis mark you want to add to a selected character string.

Effects

Strikethrough     Draws a line through the selected text.

Double strikethrough     Draws a double line through the selected text.

Superscript     Raises the selected text above the baseline and changes the selected text to a smaller font size, if a smaller size is available. If you want to raise the selected text without changing the font size, click the Character Spacing tab, and then click Raised in the Position box.

Subscript     Lowers the selected text below the baseline and changes the selected text to a smaller font size, if a smaller size is available. If you want to lower the selected text without changing the font size, click the Character Spacing tab, and then click Lowered in the Position box.

Shadow     Adds a shadow beneath and to the right of the selected text.

Outline     Displays the inner and outer borders of each character.

Emboss     Makes the selected text appear to be raised off the page in relief.

Engrave     Makes the selected text appear to be imprinted or pressed into the page.

Small caps     Formats selected lowercase text as capital letters and reduces their size. Small caps formatting does not affect numbers, punctuation, non-alphabetic characters, or uppercase letters.

All caps     Formats lowercase letters as capitals. All caps formatting does not affect numbers, punctuation, non-alphabetic characters, or uppercase letters.

Hidden     Prevents selected text from being displayed. To view hidden text, click the Microsoft Office Button Office button image , and then click Word Options. Click Display, and then under Always show these formatting marks on the screen, select the Hidden text check box.

Preview

The Preview box displays the specified font and any text effects.

Default     Click to store the current values on the Font, Character Spacing, and Text Effects tabs as default settings for the current document and all new documents based on the current template.

Character Spacing tab

Scale     Stretches or compresses text vertically and horizontally as a percentage of its current size. Type or select a percentage between 1 and 600.

Spacing     Increases or decreases the space between characters. Type or select an amount in the By box.

Position     Raises or lowers the selected text in relation to the baseline. Type or select an amount in the By box.

Kerning for fonts     Automatically adjusts the amount of space between certain combinations of characters so that an entire word looks more evenly spaced. This command works for TrueType and Adobe PostScript fonts only. To use this feature, type or select the smallest font size to which you want to apply kerning in the Points and above box. Microsoft Office Word automatically kerns all fonts of that size and greater.

Snap to grid when document grid is defined     Sets the number of characters per line to match the number of characters set in the Page Setup dialog box (Page Layout tab).

Preview

The Preview box displays the specified font and any text effects.

Default     Click to store the current values on the Font, Character Spacing, and Text Effects tabs as default settings for the current document and all new documents based on the current template.

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