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Format Document Template

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In this extension, you will make formatting changes to your document template, so the font styles, sizes, and colors are consistent.

Formatting your document template will make your resume appear more professional and visually appealing.

To make formatting changes, you will change the font style, the font size, and the color of the text.

To begin, open your resume document.

First, change the font of your name and job title.

Choose a font that is easy to read, professional, and visually appealing.

It should also fit the job you want.

For example, choose something more conservative for a traditional corporation or more stylish for a creative startup.

Try out different fonts to find what works best for your resume.

Next, format the section headings.

Change the font to match your name, and adjust the size, if you like.

Then, update Heading 1 to match.

This updates all the section headings in your document at once, so you don’t have to change each one.

It also keeps your formatting consistent.

Then, change the font color.

Now, it’s your turn: Change the font style, font size, and color of the text.

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