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Fonts

Make multiple changes to text


Select the text using either the keyboard or mouse convention
1.  From the Format menu, choose Font or (Shortcut) tap F9 either method will open the Font dialog box
2.  Select the Font Face, the Font Size, and the Font Style you want
3.  Select other Font options (Appearance, Position, etc.) as desired
4.  Click on OK or tap the Enter key

 
 
 

Text attributes

If the text is already on the page, select the text using either the keyboard or mouse convention first, then set the attributes.
Menu bar
From the Format menu, choose Font
Shortcut
Hold < ? > Tap ?
Toolbar
Change the Font (shape of letters)
Choose the font from the Font field
Click on OK or tap the Enter key
F9

Select the font face by 
clicking on the down 
arrow
Change the Font size
Choose the font from the Font field
Click on OK or tap the Enter key
F9

Select the font size
BOLD TEXT
Choose Bold from the Appearance group box
Click on OK or tap the Enter key
 <Ctrl>B
Single click only
UNDERLINE TEXT
Choose Underline from the Appearance group box
Click on OK or tap the Enter key
 <Ctrl>  U
Single click only
ITALIC TEXT
Choose Italic from the Appearance group box
Click on OK or tap the Enter key
<Ctrl>  I
Single click only
DOUBLE UNDERLINE TEXT
Put a check mark beside the double underline attribute
Click on OK or tap the Enter key
  If this feature is regularly
needed, it can be added
to your toolbar.

 
 
 Set margins
The margins are the areas of paper that do not get used.  The normal default margin settings in WordPerfect are 1" all around (left, right, top and bottom).  There are times when this margin setting does not fulfill your document's  needs. 
For example, if you have a 
  • small amount of text you may want to increase the margins so that the text will fill in more of the page. 
  • situation where the body of your document requires an additional page but with only one or two lines on it, you might reduce the margins.
Place the insertion point in the paragraph or page where you want margin changes to take place.
or 
Select the text you want to change margins for.  If you are changing the top or bottom margins, it would be advisable to place the cursor at the top of the page.
Menu Bar
Shortcut
Mouse
From the format menu, 
Choose margins
Hold <Ctrl>
tap F8
Point to the margin section of the Ruler Bar and double click.
Specify new settings for Left, Right, Top, or Bottom margins.
Choose OK or tap Enter.
Change left or right margins using the Ruler Bar
You will need the ruler for this operation, if the Ruler bar is not on, turn it on.  It should be noted that this method is not very accurate.
  • Place the insertion point in the paragraph or page where you want to change left or right margins.

  • Point the the appropriate margin marker (the black rectangles at each end of the white space.)  Drag a margin marker to a new position.  Release the mouse button.
Aligning text
There are two ways text can lay on a page, horizontally and vertically. Each option is discussed in detail.
Align text horizontally
Use Justification to align text on the right or left margins or to center text between the margins. Place the insertion point where you want the justification to begin.
Paragraph Alignment
Shortcuts
Hold < ? > Tap ?
Toolbar
From the Format menu
choose Justification
choose the justification type you want
  Left     <Ctrl>  L
  Right   <Ctrl>  R
  Center <Ctrl>  E
  Full      <Ctrl>  J


Select the desired setting.

Temporary alignments
Situations that require only part of the current line to have an alternative alignment
Position the cursor anywhere in the line that must be modified
Line Alignment
From the Format menu, choose Line
Choose the alignment from the list
  Center         <Shift> F7
  Flush Right  <Alt>  F7 
The text will move to the desired location of the page. 
Ensure you do not have any extraneous spaces at the beginning or after the text. 
This can cause the phrase or line to be off.
Centering text on the page vertically
Use Center Page to center text between the top and bottom margins.
Steps
If you are turning centering on or off for a single page, place the insertion point on that page. 
or 
If you are turning centering on or off for several pages, place the insertion point on the page where you want centering to begin or end.
From the Format menu, choose Page , then choose Center.
      If you want to turn centering on for the current page only, select Current Page.
or   If you want to turn centering on for the current page and all pages that follow, 
      select Current and Subsequent Pages.
or If you want to turn centering off, select No Centering.

Click on OK or tap the Enter key

Change the line spacing
Use Line Spacing to change the amount of space between lines of text in your document.
Steps
Place the insertion point anywhere in the paragraph where you want the spacing change to begin.
or Select any amount of text in the paragraphs you want to change.
  • From the Format menu, choose Line, then choose Spacing
  • Specify the setting you want in the Spacing text box

  • In single-spaced text, the distance from baseline to baseline is one line height. When you specify a new number in the Line Spacing dialog box, the current line height is multiplied by that number
Click on OK or tap the Enter key
Page Breaks
If you want to decide where pages should start and end, not WordPerfect
Forcing a page break.   Pages will automatically break when you have run out of room on the current page, however, there are times when you want to decide the page break location.

To insert a hard page break Place the insertion point where you want to end the page. From the Insert menu, choose Page Break
or, (Shortcut) Hold <Ctrl> tap Enter
 

To delete a hard page break, Move the insertion point to the end of the page before the hard page break, then press Delete.
or From the View menu, choose Reveal Codes Locate the [HPG] code in the reveal codes area
Drag the code off the screen.

 

 

 

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