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Formatting an entire document with one click

From: Word 2010: Styles in Depth

Video: Formatting an entire document with one click

Style sets are great new feature that were introduced in Word 2007. Just as Microsoft comes with built-in styles, they went a step further and added 11 pre-built style sets, a feature where you can format or reformat your entire document with sets of styles with just one click. Click on the arrow next to Change Styles and then hover over Style Set. Here are a list of built-in styles that are shown. Hover your mouse over each and watch the magic happen.

Formatting an entire document with one click

Style sets are great new feature that were introduced in Word 2007. Just as Microsoft comes with built-in styles, they went a step further and added 11 pre-built style sets, a feature where you can format or reformat your entire document with sets of styles with just one click. Click on the arrow next to Change Styles and then hover over Style Set. Here are a list of built-in styles that are shown. Hover your mouse over each and watch the magic happen.

This is Distinctive. You've got Elegant, Fancy, Formal, Manuscript, Modern, Newsprint, Perspective, Simple, Thatch, Traditional, and then you also have Word 2003 and Word 2010. The default is Word 2010. Let's select Fancy. Let's say you changed your mind; select Distinctive.

Change your mind again? Let's select Traditional. When a demonstrator first showed me this awesome feature, they failed to tell me that there was more magic than met the eye. He failed to mention what was going on behind the scenes in his sample document. Just as it's important to know the trick behind sawing someone in half before you try it, it's just as important-- well, okay, not just as important, but important nonetheless--to know what's happening behind the scenes, so you can make the magic happen in your documents.

We'll be taking a peek behind the curtain to see what's making this magic happen in the next movie. Everything we've learned so far about styles in previous movies will give you the starting foundation that we can build on for you to better understand how style sets work--therefore being able to utilize them to their fullest capacity-- and then we'll even build our own style sets.

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Word 2010: Styles in Depth

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  1. 2m 3s
    1. Welcome
      1m 22s
    2. Using the exercise files
      41s
  2. 28m 17s
    1. Why use styles?
      4m 22s
    2. Creating your first style
      3m 16s
    3. Displaying styles in use with the Style area
      4m 5s
    4. Viewing formatting applied to a style
      3m 39s
    5. Learning about the five types of styles
      5m 43s
    6. Understanding how themes relate to styles
      7m 12s
  3. 23m 49s
    1. Using the Styles window to apply styles
      3m 31s
    2. Applying styles using the Apply Styles box and alias names
      3m 31s
    3. Using the classic 2003 Style box
      5m 4s
    4. Replacing one style with another using Find and Replace
      3m 27s
    5. Using table styles to add professional design
      2m 10s
    6. Formatting numbered and bulleted lists using styles
      6m 6s
  4. 34m 13s
    1. Understanding naming conventions and aliases for styles
      2m 46s
    2. Creating a paragraph style by example
      6m 57s
    3. Creating a character style
      7m 6s
    4. Creating a new style by definition
      5m 17s
    5. Creating a style from similar formatting
      2m 53s
    6. Making a custom table style
      4m 16s
    7. Basing one style upon another
      4m 58s
  5. 9m 33s
    1. Updating a style to match selected text
      2m 43s
    2. Automatically modifying styles
      4m 25s
    3. Modifying table styles
      2m 25s
  6. 9m 29s
    1. Applying styles with a click
      3m 21s
    2. Saving a selection as a new Quick Style
      2m 26s
    3. Adding and removing styles in the Quick Styles gallery
      3m 42s
  7. 19m 20s
    1. Formatting an entire document with one click
      1m 57s
    2. What makes Quick Style sets work?
      5m 15s
    3. Saving custom styles as a new Quick Style set
      6m 13s
    4. Exploring the new Word 2010 paragraph spacing
      5m 55s
  8. 13m 20s
    1. Applying styles to build a table of contents
      6m 30s
    2. Generating a table of contents from applied styles
      4m 15s
    3. Modifying built-in table-of-contents styles
      2m 35s
  9. 17m 28s
    1. Copying styles between documents and templates
      5m 58s
    2. Copying and pasting styles between documents
      4m 2s
    3. Deleting unneeded styles and Quick Style sets
      4m 10s
    4. Renaming styles
      3m 18s
  10. 13m 18s
    1. Navigating using styles
      5m 34s
    2. Using and assigning style keyboard shortcuts
      5m 18s
    3. Printing a list of styles and keyboard assignments
      2m 26s
  11. 21m 7s
    1. Setting font, document, and template defaults in Word 2010
      6m 28s
    2. Setting sort order and styles to show
      6m 47s
    3. Editing, hiding, recommending, and restricting styles
      7m 52s
  12. 19s
    1. Goodbye
      19s

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