by Allen Wyatt
(last updated October 5, 2019)
Many people like to do their editing using the Context menus that appear when you right-click on an item. (In Word terminology, Context menus are also referred to as Shortcut menus.) If you find yourself changing the fonts of your text quite a bit, you can add your favorite typefaces to the Context menu that pops up when you right-click on text. This can save you a bit of mouse movement or a trip through the Font dialog box.
To add your fonts to the text Context menu, follow these steps:
Figure 1. The Toolbars tab of the Customize dialog box.
Figure 2. The Commands tab of the Customize dialog box.
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