Formatting text in Word 365

Word Microsoft 365 (2021)    |    Beginner
  • 9 videos | 44m 22s
  • Includes Assessment
  • Earns a Badge
  • Certification CPE
Explore how to personalize a document by using Word 365's formatting options. In this course, learn how to change the font type and size, as well as to apply effects as bold, underline or italics. Word also features options to improve the display of your text. Learn an effortless way to change the case and the alignment options. WordArt is another useful tool to insert preformatted text. If you prefer to apply WordArt options to regular text, then you will learn how to use Word's text effects, including how to add shadows, reflections, and glow effects. This course also covers other practical features as to creating bulleted and numbered lists. Learn how to insert preformatted lists or how to customize their style. You will also discover how to combine both types of lists to create a multilevel list. In order to practice, you will find the video samples in the Resources section.


  • discover the key concepts covered in this Formatting text in Word 365 course
    apply changes to your text's font & size
    apply colors & highlight to your text
    use upper & lower case tools to format text
    align text and images in a document
  • apply effects to text
    use different WordArt effects
    insert lists into a document
    create multilevel lists


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    This video outlines the key concepts covered in Formatting text in Word 365 including changing your text's font & size, adding text effects, and inserting lists. FREE ACCESS
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    Once you have entered some text, you can begin to personalize its properties. Word allows you to change the font, size and format qualities, such as bold, italic and underline options. This video aligns with MOS Word Associate MO-100 Objectives: 2.2.2. Apply formatting by using Format Painter. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Using colors & highlighting tools
    4m 50s
    If you want a word or a phrase to stand out in your document, you will find Word's color options very useful! In Word, you can change the color of your text and even highlight certain entries. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Using upper & lower case tools
    5m 7s
    Word's case tools allow you to quickly and easily modify the case of your text. You can automatically insert capital letters at the start of sentences and also use them to toggle between upper and lower case letters. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Aligning your text
    5m 2s
    If you want to improve the appearance of your document, you can use the align options. These options include aligning your text to the left margin, aligning it to the right margin and centering your text. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Adding text effects
    5m 6s
    Your document's title is the first thing that the reader will view. It's therefore important to get it right. A good way of creating an attractive and interesting title is to use WordArt styles. Word also provides text effects to apply WordArt effects to ordinary text. Lastly, discover the typography options to improve the display of your text. This video aligns with MOS Word Associate MO-100 Objectives: 2.2.1. Apply text effects. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Using different WordArt effects
    5m 33s
    One way of customizing your titles in Word is to change the fill and outline effects that have been applied. You can, for example, choose from a number of predefined colors and styles, or even create your own style using the different color, gradient and transparency settings. FREE ACCESS
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    8.  Inserting lists
    5m 48s
    Do you want to give some structure to your text? Word provides tools to create bulleted and numbered lists. Discover how to create lists and customize their appearance. This video aligns with MOS Word Associate MO-100 Objectives: 3.3.1. Format paragraphs as numbered and bulleted lists, 3.3.2. Change bullet characters and number formats, 3.3.3. Define custom bullet characters and number formats. FREE ACCESS
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    9.  Creating a multilevel list
    5m 41s
    Multilevel lists in Word 365 allow you to establish a hierarchy for a list of items. Discover how to choose a multilevel list style from the library. Next, you will learn how to change the level of one or multiple items in a list by increasing or decreasing the indentation. You will also discover how to restart and continue a list numbering, as well as to set a start number value. This video aligns with MOS Word Associate MO-100 Objectives: 3.3.4. Increase and decrease list levels, 3.3.5. Restart and continue list numbering, 3.3.6. Set starting number values . FREE ACCESS


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