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Microsoft Word/Bolding a word or statement


Cyndy wrote at 2013-02-26 15:18:51
In word you can type *before and after* a word or string of words and everything inbetween the ** will be in bold.  Make sure not to put a space between the * and the first and last letter that you want to bold.

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Pamela Mullenix-Croft


I have been a member of the AllExperts team since October 2008. As a graphic layout artist I can address Word layout issues which may arise. I work with graphic challenges, and I work with both the Mac and PC platforms. I own my own contract training business. I train for both government and private entities.


I have taught Microsoft Word since 1991

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