Step-by-Step: Add Formatting
What you will learn:
| What kind of formatting and paragraph styles
to apply before applying AutoFormat to a whole
You will apply some basic formatting to your Trip Planner document to
let Word know what kinds of paragraphs you have. Then, in the next
lesson, you will let AutoFormat improve the look of your document.
Title & Subtitles
lines 1, 2, and 3.
- Bold lines 1 and 2.
- Move the cursor to line 26, which
starts Package 1
- Apply the paragraph style Heading 1 to this
paragraph by selecting it in the Styles list on the Formatting
Or use the keyboard shortcut: CTRL + ALT + 1.
- Repeat for the lines that start with
Package 2 , Package 3 , and Package
Create Dividing Line
- Move the
to the second line below the
list for Package 4, on page 2.
three equals signs = = = and then press ENTER.
Word will create a double line across the page using the AutoFormat feature.
Assistant may pop in with an offer to reverse the AutoFormat and with an
explanation of how to turn off this feature.
a floating button
for AutoCorrect options.
your mouse pointer hovers over this button, a drop list arrow appears.
you click on the arrow, a short menu appears that allows you to manage the
Lists - Bullet & Indent
- Select lines 27 through 32 under Package 1.
While selected, right click on the selection and choose Bullets
and Numbering from the popup menu.
- Select one of the schemes. At this point it doesn't
matter which one.
- Click on OK to apply the scheme to the list.
[In Word 95 you will see a dialog box asking "Do you want to replace the
existing numbers with bullets?" Choose No. Word is wondering if "2 beach
feasts" should be "2. Beach feasts" as part of a numbered list. That's not
what you want here!]
- Indent the bullets by clicking the Indent button, while
still selected, of course:
once here and in the following steps, too.)
The bullets should line up underneath the "ag" in Package.
- Select the list items under Package 2 and click on the
Bullets button and indent as above. The same scheme is applied
- Repeat for the lists under Package 3 and Package
[In Word 95 you won't see the dialog box for
Package 3 since none of the selected lines start with a number.]
- Save as trip planner3.doc
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