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Office 2013 In Depth by Joe Habraken

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Understanding Styles

When you create Word documents that contain a great deal of formatting attributes for the various headings, special paragraphs, and the like, it makes sense to take advantage of styles. A style is a grouping of formatting attributes identified by a style name. Styles can contain text-formatting attributes such as bold and 14 point, and can also contain paragraph-formatting attributes such as indents and other alignment settings (such as Center or Justify).

The great thing about using styles to format your text is that, when you modify the style itself, the modifications apply to all the text that has been assigned that style. For example, if you have used a style for all the headings in your document and decide that you want ...

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