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Microsoft Word 2007 to 2013
Italics and Underline in Microsoft Word
Again, we need to highlight the text that we're going to change. We'll turn part of the text to italics. So highlight the following line
Does not include Mr Irate's alleged theft from his sweet shop
When you have highlighted the text, click the italic icon in the tool
bar. The icon will look like this after you have clicked the letter
You can also click the letter "I" in the shortcut toolbar, once the text has been highlighted (right click in Word 2013):
Another way to turn text to italics is to hold down the CTRL key on your keyboard. With the CTRL key held down, press the letter "I" on your keyboard.
To underline some text, click the letter "U" icon, on the
font panel: (The keyboard shortcut is CTRL plus the letter "U")
In the image above, we have both the underline and the bold switched on.
Look carefully just to the right of Underline icon, in the image above. You'll see an arrow. Click the arrow to see more underline options:
So if you wanted a double underline instead of a single one, select the second one on the list.
In your report, though, underline "Constable Tucker's Crime Statistics". When you have finished, the report should now look like this (don't worry about the red underlines):
Our document is coming along. The next thing we'll do is add some Tabs Stops. The Tabs will help is to push some of the text along.