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Chapter 6. Formats > To insert an automatic drop cap:

To insert an automatic drop cap:

1.
Choose the Content tool.

2.
Click in a paragraph.

3.
Choose Style menu > Formats (Ctrl-Shift-F).

4.
Check the Drop Caps box .

5.
Click Apply to preview, and move the dialog box out of the way, if necessary.

6.
Optional: To "drop cap" more than one character, enter that number in the Character Count field. (The width of the text box determines the maximum character count.)

7.
Optional: To adjust the height of the drop cap, change the number in the Line Count field. The drop cap will adjust to fit the line count. The maximum line count is 16.

8.
Click OK or press Enter .

9.
Optional: Highlight the drop cap and change its color, shade, or font. Be bold and imaginative!

Tip

To anchor a picture box or text box as a drop cap, see pages 127 and 130.



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