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Drop Cap First Letter or Word

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
Training Manager
Rivier University
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Nashua, NH 03060-5086
Phone : 603.897.8660
E-mail : acallahan@rivier.edu