"Word Drop Caps: Apply it to Draw Attention in Your Documents!"

Some people didn't realize the Word drop caps feature. You may wonder what is that?

A drop cap is the first letter of a report, article, chapter, or story that appears in a larger than normal and more interesting font than the other characters. So it occupies several lines of the paragraph.

Drop caps can be used to add style to a document and draw attention to something in the document. Maybe you are not aware that you seems the drop cap before, just you don't know that it's a drop cap. There are basically two styles of drop caps, dropped and in margin. Here it looks like.

Word 2007 drop caps

To add a drop caps to your document

  • Type your paragraph as you normally would.
  • Select the first character of the first word at the start of your paragraph.
  • Click the Insert tab of the Ribbon.
  • In the Text group, click Drop Cap then click on Drop Cap Options.
  • Word 2007 drop caps options

  • From the Drop Cap dialog box displayed, in the Position section, you can choose either Dropped or In margin option.
  • Word 2007 drop caps dialog box

  • Change any other options to format your drop cap.
  • Click on OK.

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