Join Gini von Courter for an in-depth discussion in this video Create styles from existing formatting, part of Word 2016: Styles in Depth.
- [Instructor] Many Word users…don't know how to use styles.…And because they don't know how to use styles,…they format using the commands in the font…and paragraph groups here on the ribbon.…This is less efficient, and it makes it more difficult…to reuse documents, but that doesn't necessarily mean…that the formatting itself is wrong.…We can have a document that was incredibly well formatted,…but wasn't well formatted using styles.…This is an example of that type of document.…There are really only two styles available.…There's normal, and heading one.…Other styles aren't being used.…
If I click on something that should be a heading,…it shows as normal because it was formatted over here.…However, it looks really good.…And if I select this heading one,…and I ask to see all text with similar formatting,…notice that the other headings are firing up.…This is great.…So, here's my moment of truth.…Do I want to keep the look and feel of this document,…or do I want to style it using a different style set,…the style set that's here?…
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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