Text Effects and Typography in MS-Word 2019, 2016, and 2013

Text Effects and Typography in MS-Word

The Text Effects and Typography means Applying the special formats to the content such as an Outline, Shadow, Reflection or Glow is known as the Text Effects. Similarly, changing the Number Styles, Ligatures, and Stylistics Sets is called Typography settings. The Text Effects and Typography in MS-Word 2019, 2016, and 2013 are explained below.

The Text Fill is a Pre-designed effect. It is used to focus the specific content such as heading, sub heading, and so on. These text fill alternatives include Color, Shadow effects and Outlines effects, called Color Fill.

The Text Effects and Typography in MS-Word
  • Type and select the text that you want to apply the text fill effects.
  • On the Home tab, click on the “Text Effects and Typography Icon”
  • Under the “Text Effects and Typography Icon”, roll the mouse pointer over the different styled letters and select one of them.

The Outline:

The Outline lets you change the Outline Color, Weight and Dashes. Follow the steps below to apply the effects.

Outline in text effects and typography
  • Type and Select the text you want
  • Afterwards, On the Home tab, Click the “Text Effects and Typography Icon”.
  • Under the “Text Effects and Typography Icon”, select one of the filling options you want
  • Then click on the Outline 
  • And afterwards, select one of the Theme Colors and Outline Widths or Dashes.           
  • Now, look at the 5th step of the Text Fill effect in the Picture below.
  • To remove the Outline, click on the No Outline.

The Shadow:

Apply the different Shadow effects to the selected text such as outer shadow effect, inner shadow effect, or perspective shadow effect. To do this, follow the Steps below.

Shadow effects n text effects and typography
  • Type and Select the text you want
  • On the Home tab, in the Font group, click the “Text Effects and Typography Icon”,
  • Under the “Text Effects and Typography Icon”, select one of the filling options you want.
  • Then click on the Shadow, 
  • And then select one of the Shadow options such as outer, inner or perspective. 
  • To remove the Shadow of the text, click on the No Shadow Icon.

The Glow in Text Effects and Typography in MS-Word:

To apply different colored glow effects to the selected text, follow the steps below.

Glow effects in text effects and typography
  • Enter and Select the text you want
  • On the Home tab, under the “Text Effects and Typography Icon”, select one of the filling options you want.
  • Then click on the Glow, and then select one of the Glow Variants
  • To remove the glow of the text, click on the “No Glow Icon”.

The Number Styles in Text Effects and Typography in MS-Word:

Change the different number styles you want to the selected numbers such as a Proportional lining, Tabular Lining, Proportional Old-style, or a Tabular Old-style. To do this, follow the steps below.

Number styles in text effects and typography
  • Enter and select the number you want to change its styles.
  • After that click on the “Text Effects and Typography Icon”, on the Home tab.
  • Now move your mouse pointer over the “Number Styles”, and then select one of the number style options you want.

The Ligatures in Text Effects and Typography in MS-Word:

To join two or more letters together as a single letter, called ligature, and was used in the olden days for speed up the handwriting.

Ligatures in text effects and typography
  • Type and select the text you want
  • After that click on the “Text Effects and Typography Icon”,
  • Now move your mouse pointer over the “Ligatures”, and then select one of the Ligature options you want.

The Stylistic Sets in Text Effects and Typography in MS-Word:

To Apply the different Stylistic affects to the selected numbers, follow the steps below.

Stylistic sets in text effects and typography
  • Type and Select the text in the document you want
  • Then click on the “Text Effects and Typography” Icon”, on the Home tab in the Font group.
  • Now move your mouse pointer over the “Stylistic Sets”, and then select one of the text styles you want.

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