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Use automatic formatting as you type
Article Want more control over what you type? Just want to undo the last automatic "correction"? Learn how to control automatic formatting.
Excel 2007, Outlook 2007...
Change curly quotes to straight quotes and vice versa
Article As you type text, some Microsoft Office programs automatically change straight quotation marks ( ' or " ) to curly quotation marks (also known as "smart quotes"...
Outlook 2007, PowerPoint 2007...
Insert ASCII or Unicode Latin-based symbols and characters
Article Show All Hide All ASCII and Unicode character encoding enables computers to store and exchange data with other computers and programs. Below are lists of freque...
Access 2007, Excel 2007...
Change the color of text
Article You can change the color of text by selecting a color from your publication's color scheme or by selecting a new color, tint, or shade. For example, you can ch...
Publisher 2007
Format page numbers
Article You can change the page number format for an existing section or change the format for a new section.
Publisher 2007, Publisher 2003
Raise or lower text in a line
Article Select the text you want to change. On the Format menu, click Font . Under Effects , click Superscript to raise the text above the regular line of text, o...
Publisher 2007, Publisher 2003
Adjust tracking and kerning
Article Adjust tracking To change the spacing between all text characters, you need to adjust tracking. Tracking is available only if you are working on a print publica...
Publisher 2007, Publisher 2003
Turn on and off automatic copyfitting
Article You can have Publisher automatically resize your text to fit in a text box when the text box is not connected to other text boxes. Turn copyfitting on Click in ...
Publisher 2007
Add a dropped capital letter
Article Also called a drop cap, this formatting style is often used to mark the opening paragraph of a publication. Click anywhere in the paragraph you want to change. ...
Publisher 2007, Publisher 2003
Change line or paragraph spacing
Article Line spacing determines the amount of vertical space between lines of text in a paragraph. By default, lines are single-spaced, meaning that the spacing accomm...
Publisher 2007, Publisher 2003
Add a shadow to text
Article Do one of the following: Add a shadow to or remove a shadow from text in a text box Select the text you want to change. On the Format menu, click Font . Unde...
Publisher 2007, Publisher 2003
Insert a section
Article Insert or remove a section break between pages in a publication You can use sections to change the page number format or to restart page numbering within a pub...
Publisher 2007, Publisher 2003
Shrink or stretch the width of text characters (scaling)
Article Scaling is available only if you are working on a print publication. Select the text characters you want to change. On the Format menu, click Character Spaci...
Publisher 2007, Publisher 2003
Make text vertical
Article In this article Make text flow vertically within a text box or AutoShape Stack text vertically by using WordArt Open the Objects toolbar Make text flow vertical...
Publisher 2007, Publisher 2003
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