Creating character styles


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Creating character styles

A lot of folks don't use Character styles in documents because they can't see the benefit of taking the time to create a Character style versus just formatting a document directly. In this movie, we will create some Character styles of our own and then explore how they can automate formatting changes that would otherwise be time consuming and tedious work. Let's begin by opening up the styles pane. Click on the Extend button or use your keyboard shortcut: Alt+Ctrl+Shift+S. We're going to select John Doe from our document; it's in the first paragraph here, and just select the name John Doe.

Then we're going to apply underline, so just click on U for underline, and now we're going to create a new style. So go to the New style button in the styles pane, down at the very bottom. It's the first one in the row of three, and click, and we're going to name it Txt Names, comma and an alias of TN. Now, I like to name my Character styles with Txt for consistency a...

Creating character styles
Video duration: 6m 12s 3h 24m Intermediate

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Creating character styles 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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