Add a Drop Cap in Word: Overview
You can add a drop cap in Word to the beginning of a chapter or section to enhance its appearance. A drop cap is a large capital letter that, typically, has the depth of two or more lines of normal text.
To add a drop cap in Word that is part of the document, choose the “Dropped” choice in the “Drop Cap” button’s drop-down menu. Alternatively, to add a drop cap that is contained in the document’s margin, choose the “In margin” choice. Alternatively, to remove a selected drop cap from your document, select the “None” choice from the button’s drop-down menu.
Add a Drop Cap in Word: Instructions
To add a drop cap in Word, select the letter to which to add a drop cap.
To add a drop cap that is part of the document, choose the “Dropped” option from the “Drop Cap” drop-down button’s menu.
Alternatively, to add a drop cap that appears in the document’s margin, choose the “In margin” option, instead.
To remove a drop cap from a document, select the drop cap.
Then choose the “None” option from the “Drop Cap” drop-down button’s menu.
To see the full options for adding a drop cap, choose the “Drop Cap Options…” command from the “Drop Cap” drop-down button’s menu to open the “Drop Cap” dialog box.
Choose the “Position” of the drop cap.
Choose the “Font” for the drop cap from the labeled drop-down box.
Set the “Lines to drop:” and the “Distance from text:” in the labeled spinner boxes.
Add a Drop Cap in Word: Video Lesson
The following video lesson, titled ” Inserting Drop Caps,” shows how to add a drop cap in Word. This lesson is from our complete Word tutorial, titled ” Mastering Word Made Easy v.2019 and 365.”
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