Basing one style upon another


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Basing one style upon another

When you create new styles, Word automatically fills in the based upon field, which is right here, with whichever style was in use when you accessed this dialog box. This may or may not be what you intended, as this is a very important box when you're building your styles. When a style is based upon another, the style you are creating uses all the formatting attributes of the style it's being based upon. Let's take a look at how this can be either helpful or a nightmare, if you are not aware of exactly how this feature works.

Begin by opening up a blank document. And then type in =rand, which stands for random, an open parenthesis and a close parenthesis. And then just press Enter. There are no spaces. And this is going to give us three random paragraphs of text. Now what we're going to do is go to the Draft view, which is underneath the View and Draft. In earlier movies, we turned on this little Style area over here on this side.

What we're going to do is here you see ...

Basing one style upon another
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Basing one style upon another provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Mariann Siegert as part of the Word 2007: Styles in Depth

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Business
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Word
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