Formatting email text in Outlook 365

Outlook Microsoft 365    |    Intermediate
  • 9 videos | 32m 4s
  • Includes Assessment
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There are numerous formatting techniques that can be applied to Outlook 365 emails. Discover how to format text, use lists, work with color, and manage your styles and style sets.


  • Discover the key concepts covered in the outlook microsoft 365: formatting email text
    Format email text
    Add colors and effects to emails
    Adjust alignment, line and paragraph options
    Insert symbols and special characters into emails
  • Create and use text styles
    Create a style set
    Create and customize lists
    Specify default fonts for messages


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    This video outlines the key content covered in the Formatting email text course, including, Formatting your text, Using color & text effects, and Adjusting alignment, line & paragraph options. FREE ACCESS
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    When inserting text into an email in Outlook, you can change its appearance and make it look more attractive and concise by using the various different formatting options available. You can use these tools to adjust the font and size of your text. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Using color & text effects
    5m 27s
    Outlook's color and text effects can help specific elements in your email standout. In this video you're going to learn how to use text effects and see how to go further in your text customization to use advanced color tools. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Adjusting alignment, line & paragraph options
    2m 43s
    In this video you are going to see how to use alignment and indent options in your Outlook texts. You're also going to see how to automatically change text case as well as personalize lines and paragraphs. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Inserting special characters
    3m 8s
    Sometimes the standard keys on your keyboard aren't enough for what you're typing. This is where symbols and special characters come in. Learn how to browse Outlook's symbol and special character libraries, and insert your selection into your email body. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Using text styles
    5m 2s
    Text styles are a quick way of changing the appearance of your text and ensuring that your email has a polished and attractive overall look. In this video you are going to see how to use and also how to create text styles in Outlook. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Creating a style set
    3m 1s
    If you have customized the style settings applied to the text in your email, you can save them as your very own Outlook Style Set. This allows you to use the same combination of text styles in other emails, thereby saving you a lot of time when formatting your messages. FREE ACCESS
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    8.  Creating & customizing lists
    3m 7s
    If you want to create a structured list of data entries in your email, you can use the Outlook bullet and numbered list options. In this video you are also going to see how to create a multilevel list. FREE ACCESS
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    9.  Using default fonts
    5m 13s
    In Outlook, you can specify different fonts for your new emails. In this video you are also going to see how to set a default font for replying or forwarding messages. FREE ACCESS


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