How to Make Bold Lettering on a Laptop Keyboard

Formatting files on your laptop, such as word processing documents and spreadsheets, is an important part of making your content readable, and where required, emphatic. There are a number of mechanisms for doing so, including font changes and background coloring. One common method is creating bold lettering. This is often done using menus, but that can be convoluted, requiring a number of mouse clicks. A simpler way is to use a combination of keys on your laptop's keyboard.

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You can make bold lettering on your laptop keyboard.


Open the file in which you want to make items bold.


Highlight the item you want to display in a bold style.


Press the "Ctrl" and "B" keys simultaneously. The item selected will become emboldened.

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