Font Size

Format text to improve Word documents. Learn how to change the font, change font size, change font color, and change text alignment.

The Font dialog box

Use the Font dialog box (found in the Format menu) to change your font, preview it, and adjust its size and style.

Format menu with font selected.

Font dialog box.

The font list

To select a font, you can scroll through the font list. The list shows you all of the fonts that are available on the computer you're using.

You can preview a particular font before you select it for your document. The preview window in the Font dialog box allows you to see what a particular font looks like. Previewing can help you select an appropriate font for your document.