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Get to know Word 2007 III: Make documents look great

Simple document without formatting

A document in need of formatting.

In the picture is a nicely typed press release. But all the text looks the same. There are no titles or headings, no signposts to guide you through the document — nothing says, "This is important, look here."

Never fear, you can quickly change how a document looks. Emphasize text with bold, italic, or underlined formatting; create lists; and use style, a tool that helps you format a document.

Continue on to learn how to shape up your documents, so that what's on the page gets the attention it deserves.

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