When you are in the Design View of your table and you choose the Format property from the bottom section you will find that the drop down list is empty.
However, you can format the text by typing in certain codes.
|To format text as Uppercase type >|
|To format text as Lowercase type <|
To format it in a colour type @[Colour]
You have a choice of Blue, Red, Yellow, Cyan and Magenta.