Does another Word document have Styles you wish you could use in your current document? Good news! You CAN copy Styles from one document to another. Here’s how.
If you’re starting to use Styles to format your Word documents, you’re probably confused by all the settings you have to choose from. Here are six I recommend you use regularly.
The Quick Styles area, a.k.a. Styles Gallery (Word 2016) Have you ever noticed that long list running across the Home tab? That’s called the Style Gallery. It’s where all the Quick Styles (the most accessible Styles) are kept. (Those aren’t the only Styles Word has. There are actually over 200 of them!) But you may…
I received an email “distress call” from a reader recently. She’s trying to get started with Styles (YAY!), but she’s having some difficulties (BOO!):
Once you get past the beginner level in Word, it’s tough to know what skills to master next. Here’s my suggestion: Styles. For my money, Styles can give you the most leverage over your documents, save you editing time, and let you do all sorts of editing magic you didn’t even imagine possible. Click below for my list of the 6 best reasons you should start using Styles … NOW.
Even those who have used Quick Styles frequently don’t know that there are lots more Styles available in Word. Getting one-click access to a Style, though, really requires that it be listed in the Quick Styles gallery (that list on the right-hand side of the Home tab). If there’s a particular Style that you always want…
If none of the Quick Styles in Microsoft Word meet your needs, make one of your own! Here’s how.
Once again, my pain is your gain. I get frustrated enough to go nosing around in Styles looking for a way to automatically number headings, and now I’m showing you step-by-step how to do it. Click the link for the fully-illustrated tutorial.
Ever had one of your comment balloons in Microsoft Word suddenly shrink without warning and become unreadable? Admittedly, it’s a pretty obscure problem, but if it ever happens to you, you want to make note of this fix.
Got a brief or other long document? Ensure consistent formatting throughout with Microsoft Word’s Styles & Formatting feature.
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