In this tutorial, I will explain about style in word. How to create new style in Word? Also you will know using style and delete it.
When formatting text types such as project, essay,… If you do it manually, you will have to select each part to change the font, the size, alignment,… So why not look for a more optimal and more time saving ways for it? Instead of repeating the same operations, we just need to use the Style feature.
So, in this article I will guide you how to create and use the Style in Word in the most detailed and easy to understand way.
I. What is style in Word?
Style is an available feature, an useful tool for creating and setting formats when editing document with Word.
For example, when you have done formatting the first line, and you want to apply the same for the second line. Then you will have to select that line and do all the same adjustment as when you do with the first line. That’s a waste of time and we’re here to find another way.
Using Style feature. You only have to select the second line and choose the Style already applied for the first line. That’s all.
II. Using style in Word.
To use this feature, go to tab Home. It is in the Style tools group.
These are the given Style options available in Word, include: Font color, font size, bold, italic,…While working with documents, whenever you find something suits you can click to choose and apply.
To apply, select the content then choose the Style from the group.
To display full list of Styles, click on the small arrow. The Styles box will appear.
If you want to customize given Styles according to your need, simply right-click on Style and choose Modify.
In Modify Style box, go to Formatting, here you can make some adjustments such as:
Name: Create style’s name
Style based on: Choose the position of Style.
Style for following paragraph: Same as above but applied for all the paragraph.
Formatting: Font change, color change,…in Style.
Add to the Styles gallery: Add to the display list
Automacically update: Update automatically if any changes were made.
Only in this document: Only apply to this document.
New documents based on this tempalte: Apply for all the document from now on.
Especially in Format, you can make adjustment for Paragraph, Border, Language, Numbering and so on…
III. How to create new style in Word?
1: Click on the arrow at the lower right corner of Styles.
2: After appearing the Styles box, look down to find New Styles and click on it.
3: The Create new Style from Formatting will appear. Enter the name for the Style, choose the format you want then click OK.
4: The newly created Style will appear in the Styles group from now on for you to choose.
IV. Delete a Style in word.
Very simple, right-click on the Style to delete and choose Remove from Style Gallery.
Style is an useful and important feature in Word. It helps you reduce the adjusting time when typing or working with documents. However when you are new to Word or you haven’t learned much yet, this is a simple editing feature for you to try, so you will be able to use it in various kind of works.
And for that, hopefully after this article you can keep in mind the use of Style and try practicing and aplling it to your work more and more.
Thanks for reading and good luck!
Leave a Reply