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Word 2007: Drop Caps

Word 2007: Drop Caps

               

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ropped cap creates a large dropped initial capital letter. As you can see from the beginning of this paragraph, a Drop Cap adds a good deal of attention to a particular paragraph of text. The standard drop is about three lines of text.

Inserting a Drop Cap

1.       Click inside the paragraph that will have the Drop Cap

2.       Choose the Drop Cap command in the Text group on the Insert Tab

3.       Choose Dropped (as above) or In Margin

Modifying a Drop Cap

1.       Click inside the paragraph that contains the Drop Cap

2.       Choose the Drop Cap command in the Text group on the Insert Tab

3.       Choose Drop Cap Options…

Figure 66. Drop Cap Options Dialog Box

4.       Choose your font, lines to drop and distance from text

5.       Click OK