The text style defines the appearance of text in one or more of the following ways:
Bold: Press Ctrl+B. Italic: Press Ctrl+I. Underline: Press Ctrl+U.
Strikethrough: This formatting draws a line through text.
Subscript: Use this to create text that falls below the text line, as in the 2 in H2O.
Superscript: Use this to create text that sits higher than the top of the text line, as in the 2 in E = mc2.
To change the style of text, follow these steps:
1. Click the Home tab.
2. Select the text you want to change.
3. Click a Style icon, such as Bold or Underline.
4. Repeat Step 3 for each additional style you want to apply to your text (such as italic and underlining).
If you select any style change without selecting any text, Word applies your style changes to any new text you type from the cursor's current position.
Color can emphasize text. There are two ways to use color:
Change the color of the text (Font color).
Highlight the text with a different color (Text Highlight color).