Join Gini von Courter for an in-depth discussion in this video Restrict users to specific styles, part of Word 2016: Styles in Depth.
- [Instructor] I work collaboratively…on a number of documents, and in a perfect world,…all of my colleagues would know how to use styles,…but in fact, many of them don't.…They'll simply go in and bold some text or add a color,…perhaps select some other text and make some other changes,…and I'm supposed to be able to figure out what it means.…What they are trying to tell us…by the changes that they have made in the text.…How one section is different than another.…Wouldn't it be great if I could just…encourage them to use styles by making sure that they…have to use the styles in the document.…
Yes, it would be great, and yes, I can do that.…Here's what the process looks like.…First I need to determine what styles…I'd like people to be able to use,…and what styles are already in use in the document.…Then I'm going to remove the styles…I don't want them to use, and protect the document…by restricting formatting to the styles that I have allowed.…I'm going to clear the formatting here…so this document looks like it did at the start.…
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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