Drop Cap is short for dropped initial capital letter. Typically, a drop cap is an oversized, single
capital letter designed to stick up above a line of text or to stand out in a block of text.
Use the nonbreaking hyphen, non-breaking hyphen, or no-break
hyphen to avoid breaking phrases or terms at the end of the line. With nonbreaking hyphens,
the entire expression or term wraps to the next line instead of breaking. An optional hyphen
has the opposite effect. It allows breaking words at the specified positions.
You can easily change the appearance of revision marks in your document. Track Changes dialog box
gives you full control over the insertions, deletions, formatting, and other revision marks.
With manual hyphenation, you have more control over what is hyphenated and how it is hyphenated. You can
select which parts of the document are hyphenated and where a hyphen appears in specific words. This is a
huge hassle for a large document, but it does allow you to do a better job than Word might do automatically
- Word sometimes hyphenates words in positions that don't look good.
You can add dotted, dashed, or underlined tab leaders. A tab leader links related but separate items across
a page, such as entries and prices in a menu or chapters and page numbers in a table of contents.
This feature allows you to quickly review the font and paragraph formatting (and section formatting) used in
Sometimes odd and even pages need to have different headers and footers. In a document with facing pages
(mirror margins), odd-numbered pages appear on the right side and even-numbered pages on the left. You may
want left-aligned headers on even-numbered pages and right-aligned headers on odd-numbered pages; this way,
the headers always appear on the outside edges of your document. You can even create different odd and even
headers and footers for each section in your document.
This tip describes how to place various information into Headers and Footers.
Watermarks in Word are used to add into the pages of your document a logo, an image, or other identifying marks, protect your content by inserting text or images over the content, defining your project's status or security requirements, etc.
This tip contains Shortcut Keys for formatting.