How to Apply Text Effects in Microsoft Word 2010


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Applying text effects

PowerPoint 2007 was the first Office application to use text effects. In 2007 PowerPoint templates included text that looked like WordArt, only better, but was entered and edited and formatted as you would format text. Three years later these new text effects have finally arrived in Word 2010. When you insert WordArt, you are being allowed to create logo types, graphics created from characters and symbols. Text effects aren't WordArt; they are totally different.

Your text is still text. You can spellcheck the text. You can save the text as a format. So when you want to create a text effect, begin by selecting text. You'll find the text effects in the Font group of the Home tab. There are four types of text effects: outline, shadow, reflection and glow. And then there are preset combinations of those effects that appear at the top of this dropdown menu. Let's take a look at each of the effects separately.

For example, we can outline the text that we've selected. The default her...

Applying text effects
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Applying text effects provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Gini Courter as part of the Word 2010 New Features

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