If you like experimenting with Word to create elaborate documents, this tip is definitely for you! You can create your own calligraphy-like text within Word 2010 by enabling OpenType Ligatures. Within Word 2010, simply click the button within the lower right corner of the Font group to open the Font dialog box. Next, click the Advanced tab. From the Ligatures drop down list, click Standard Only. Click OK.

Now, to see how great OpenType is, switch the font to Gabriola and start typing. Select the text, press CTRL +D to open the Font window, and click on the Advanced tab. Change the value for Stylistic Sets to 7 and you should see some great effects show up.