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Office for iPad and Mac For Dummies by Peter Weverka

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Chapter 6

Word Styles

In This Chapter

arrow Discovering how styles and templates work

arrow Applying a new style

arrow Creating your own styles

arrow Altering a style

arrow Creating a new template

If you want to be stylish, at least where Word is concerned, you have to know about styles. Styles can save a ridiculous amount of time that you would otherwise spend formatting and wrestling with text. And many Word features rely on styles. You can’t create a table of contents or use the Document Map pane unless each heading in your document has been assigned a heading style. Nor can you take advantage of Outline view and the commands for moving text around in that view. You can’t cross-reference headings or number the headings in a document.

All about Styles

A style is a collection of formatting commands assembled under one name. When you apply a style, you give many formatting commands simultaneously, and you spare yourself the trouble of visiting numerous tabs and dialog boxes to format text. Styles save time ...

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