The formatting toolbar found in most applications with text editing features is used to change the format of selected text. It contains a series of icons that act as shortcuts to frequently used formatting commands. Each shortcut applies specific formatting to highlighted text or inserts objects and files into the document.Continue Reading
In some applications, the formatting toolbar is only active when text has been highlighted in the document. In Microsoft Office applications like Excel and Word, the formatting toolbar is set by default to appear whenever the application is opened. It is typically found below the menu bar.
Some of the most common options found in the formatting toolbar include:
Some of the formatting commands can be invoked using the keyboard. For example, holding down the Ctrl key while pressing B makes the selected text bold. Most text editing applications allow users to enable, disable or edit the formatting toolbar.Learn more about Software