Format a document in Word 2016

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In this module, learn now to select text, format it, create bulleted and numbered lists, change the alignment of text, and change line spacing for a paragraph or an entire document.

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Use the following steps to perform some of the tasks shown in the video above.

Bulleted list icon

To add bullets or numbering to text: Select the text that you want to add bullets or numbering to, and then on the Home tab, in the Paragraph group, tap or click Bullets or Numbering.

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To align text left, center, or right: Select the text that you want to align, or press CTRL+A to select all the text in the document. Then, on the Home tab, in the Paragraph group, tap or click Align Left or Align Right, Center, or Justify.

Line spacing icon

To change the line spacing in a portion of a document: Select the paragraphs you want to change, and then on the Home tab, click the Line and Paragraph Spacing button.

Paragraph spacing icon

To change the line spacing for an entire document: Click Design > Paragraph Spacing, and then choose one of the built-in spacing options, such as Compact, Tight, Open, Relaxed, or Double.

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