Formatting Text

When working in Word XP formatting text doesn't require much. Just follow the steps to take in this free lesson.


  • Select the Font dialog box from the task pane.
  • Use the Preview box to view all the various fonts, styles, and sizes available in Word.
  • Find fonts you feel would be suitable for different publications (a business letter, a birthday card, a newspaper article, etc.).
  • Select several font size and style combinations. After you make your selection, click OK.