Advanced Features of MS Word

Tom Kelliher, CS14F

Oct. 10, 1996

Collect homework.

Midterm on 22nd. Hands-on component.

Fonts and Typefaces

  1. Typeface --- A complete set of designed characters in all styles and sizes. Examples: Times Roman, Courier, Arial, Helvetica.

  2. Font --- A typeface of a particular point size and style.

  3. Point --- 1/72nd inch.

  4. Style --- Normal, bold, italics, underline, strike-out.

  5. Serif --- Short lines extending perpendicularly from the ends of strokes in a letter. Serif fonts make for easier reading of body text. Examples: Times Roman, Courier.

  6. Sans-Serif --- Lacking serifs. Used for headings, poster text. Poor choice for body text.

Limit the number of typefaces used in a document.

The Chicago Manual of Style.


  1. Do project five. Add your name above the table of contents. Print and hand-in the first two pages of the document.

  2. Do project six. Replace the first officer's name with your name. Print and hand-in the newsletter.

Thomas P. Kelliher
Tue Oct 8 15:05:26 EDT 1996
Tom Kelliher