How to Update a Style to Match Selected Text in Word 2010


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Updating a style to match selected text

Let say you need to update a style. Perhaps it needs to be underlined instead of bold, or maybe you need to use left- aligned formatting as opposed to first line indent. The beauty of styles is that instead of having to create a new style and apply throughout or to take the time to make this change manually throughout your document, you simply update one instance of the style and then use a handy little tool called Update Style to Match Selection. In this document, first we need to change the formatting from bold to underline in all of the names and terms, such as John Doe, Plantersville, Brendan, and DDF.

Then all of the first-line text that's currently underlined needs to be italicized as well. With direct formatting this can be time consuming and not just a whole lot of fun, but with styles it's a snap. Let's open up the Styles pane. Now select one instance of the character style called Txt Names. Let's select John Doe here. We'll do this by example. So let's remove ...

Updating a style to match selected text
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Updating a style to match selected text provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Mariann Siegert as part of the Word 2010: Styles in Depth

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