Here's how you create a drop cap.
Type your paragraph as you normally would.
Select the first letter or first word of the paragraph.
Go to Insert tab / Text group
Click Drop Cap
The following options will display; select one from the list; or
If you want more control over drop caps, Click Drop Cap Options. This is the recommended feature.
Select the Font, how many lines to drop, distance ...
Click on OK.
Revised : July 05, 2012
Sr. Arlene Callahan