Join Gini von Courter for an in-depth discussion in this video Create a character style, part of Word 2016: Styles in Depth.
- [Instructor] The styles we've created so far…have been paragraph styles.…Let me show you quickly…how to create a character style.…I'm going to select the text and format it,…just as I did when I created a paragraph style.…Our use case is that whenever we mention a product by name…we'd like to make sure that it pops off the page.…So I'm going to apply our beautiful Kinetico color to it.…I'm going to bold it and I'm going to choose small caps.…That looks cool.…
This is what I'd like to apply…and it's not a paragraph style.…If I choose to save this as a new style…as I did with paragraph styles, for example,…simply clicking the drop down and choosing create a style.…Notice paragraph style preview.…This is a paragraph style.…Not exactly what I want…but if I click modify, I get a bigger dialogue box.…I'd like to name this product and because…it's a Kinetico product,…K product is my style name.…And I don't want a linked style.…
I want simply a character style.…It's based on the default paragraph font…which in this case, ends up being normal.…
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- Understanding the different types of styles
- Creating styles
- Applying styles
- Customizing styles
- Basing new styles on existing styles
- Managing style sets
- Copying, deleting, and renaming styles
- Creating a table of contents with styles