Do Basic Formatting in Open Office 4 on a Macbook Air

Edited by Thor, Leomar Umpad, Eng, Jen M

Hello and welcome to VisiHow. In this video, we are going to show you how to do some basic formatting while using Open Office 4 with a Macbook air.


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    First thing you are going to do is open the program - that's what we have here. Next, we are going to select the text that we pretend in order to format it.
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    We are going to click on format in the top of the window button top of the screen.
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    Next, we are going to click on Character. Character is going to give us a number of options - formatting options.
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    The first one is the font, and now we know how to choose that font that we prefer. Different styles in order to create and insert in the document.
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    Next, to the side of that, we have Typeface: Regular, Italic, Bold or Bold Italic.
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    We also have the font size - that can create a font and the size that we prefer. There we go, make it bold.
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    Other things we can do in this menu are font effects where we can choose a number of colors so we can make a nice turquoise, red or magenta.
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    Effects - Capitals, Lowercase, Title, Small Capitals - these our designs.
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    There is also Outline, Shadow, Blinking, and Hidden. Let's tick a shadow in it here we go. To make more interesting.
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    We also have other options to underline and to do other things. That is the more usual formatting options.
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    We click on Position. We can change the Position and changed where exactly we want it - we can do that. Raise it or lower it and move it between the lines.
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    Also, if we go to Hyperlink we can insert a Hyperlink as well.
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    Then, Background - we can create some colors in the Background. Some shades, or something just to make it more esthetically pleasing.
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    If we click on Font, we can see that this is the font that will appear on the screen.
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    If we click on OK now, you can see that we have managed to format a more exciting and more visually stimulating and interesting style for the text that we have written.
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    A number of these options can be done without entering the Format and the Character Menu. You can do this on the screen. As you can see here, we have the font. Next to the font we have the font size.
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    There is also the Bold button, Italic button and Underline button.
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    There are also some color buttons to the right. As you can see, there are some options to change some of the colors.
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    You can format through the menu in the format section on the top of screen or use formatting settings in the program on screen.
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    If you want to delete the formatting, you can delete format also. You can highlight the text.
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    Go to Format and to Default formatting.
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    That will return the text to the original and default setting or formatting.
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    This has been a video on how to do some basic formatting in an Open Office document when using a Macbook Air. I hope it has been of some help to you and that you learn some things from the video. If you have any questions or suggestions, then please leave them in the section below. You have been watching VisiHow. Goodbye!
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