Formatting Text in Word 2016

End users at all levels, including those who have little or no familiarity with Microsoft Word and more experienced Word users who want to learn about the new interface and features in Word 2016.


Expected Duration
60 minutes

Microsoft Word 2016 provides a range of options for formatting and styling text. In this course, you’ll learn how to create professional-looking documents by controlling the font and size settings, style, alignment, and spacing of both characters and paragraphs. This course is one of a series in the SkillSoft learning path that covers Microsoft Word 2016 for beginners.


Formatting Text

  • start the course
  • apply fonts and different font sizes to text, and set a default font, in Word 2016
  • apply a range of effects to text and change its case in Word 2016
  • use the Format Painter to copy existing formatting to other text in a Word 2016 document
  • alter the spacing between characters in a Word 2016 document
  • justify and align text in a Word 2016 document
  • add symbols and special characters to text in Word 2016

Using Text Styles

  • apply built-in styles to text in a Word 2016 document
  • modify an existing text style and apply character and paragraph style options in Word 2016
  • create and apply a new text style in Word 2016

Formatting Paragraphs

  • adjust line spacing in a Word 2016 document
  • adjust paragraph spacing in a Word 2016 document
  • indent paragraphs in different ways in Word 2016
  • create a dropped cap and configure its settings in a Word 2016 document
  • remove all formatting from a document in Word 2016

Practice: Manually Format a Word 2016 Document

  • change the formatting, style, and spacing of text in a Word 2016 document





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