Automatically modifying styles


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Automatically modifying styles

There is an option in Word that certainly sounds good in theory, but can also be a dangerous little button if you don't know exactly what the function will do. It's called the Automatically Modify Style option. It will be easier for us to see for ourselves just how this works if we just use this function, so let's get started. Switch to Draft view, so go to View and then Draft. And notice that the first paragraph and the following two paragraphs all have the Intro Paragraph style applied.

Let's select this very first paragraph that starts with "This Manual," and we'll apply italics. You can use the keyboard shortcut Ctrl+I. As you can see, although we only had the first paragraph selected, it changed every style that had the Intro Paragraph applied. Again, select the first paragraph, if it's not already, and this time let's apply underline. Use the keyboard shortcut Ctrl+U. Notice how all of our paragraphs changed, which was not our intention, since we ...

Automatically modifying styles
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Automatically modifying styles provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Mariann Siegert as part of the Word 2010: Styles in Depth

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