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Special Edition Using Microsoft® Word 2000 by Bill Camarda

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Creating and Changing Styles

Until now, you've learned how to use the existing styles Word provides. If you do nothing more than use Word's styles, your documents will look consistent; you will spend less time formatting them, and you'll have access to all the power of Word's automation features.

However, considering that Word is—by far—the world's most popular word processor, your documents will have a tendency to look a lot like everyone else's. Moreover, you might encounter situations where Word has no applicable built-in style. For example, Word doesn't have a built-in style for chapter summaries, or for tips, or for many other elements you find in this book.

For these reasons, you should know how to create new styles or change existing ones. ...

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