A Drop cap is the first letter of a paragraph that is much larger than others and takes up several lines in height.
To add a drop cap,
The first character of the selected paragraph will be transformed into a drop cap. If you need the drop cap to include some more characters, add them manually: select the drop cap and type in other letters you need.
To adjust the drop cap appearance (i.e. font size, type, decoration style or color), select the letter and use the corresponding icons at the top toolbar.
When the drop cap is selected, it's surrounded by a frame (a container used to position the drop cap on the page). You can quickly change the frame size dragging its borders or change its position using the icon that appears after hovering your mouse cursor over the frame.
To delete the added drop cap, select it, click the Insert Drop Cap icon at the top toolbar and choose the None option from the drop-down list.
To adjust the added drop cap parameters, select it, click the Insert Drop Cap icon at the top toolbar and choose the Drop Cap Settings option from the drop-down list. The Drop Cap - Advanced Settings window will open:
The Drop Cap tab allows to set the following parameters:
The Borders & Fill tab allows to add a border around the drop cap and adjust its parameters. They are the following:
The Margins tab allows to set the distance between the drop cap and the Top, Bottom, Left and Right borders around it (if the borders have previously been added).
Once the drop cap is added you can also change the Frame parameters. To access them, right click within the frame and select the Frame Advanced Settings from the menu. The Frame - Advanced Settings window will open:
The Frame tab allows to set the following parameters:
The Borders & Fill and Margins tabs allow to set just the same parameters as at the tabs of the same name in the Drop Cap - Advanced Settings window.
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