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Picture Yourself Learning Microsoft® Word® 2010 by Diane Koers

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Working with Styles

THIS ENTIRE CHAPTER is about making your document look good by using Word’s many formatting tools. You’ve already worked with direct formatting, which is where you apply the formatting directly, such as bold, underline, or a different font.

In the previous section, you discovered themes. You discovered that themes change the overall colors, fonts, and effects used in your document. However, there is a faster way to quickly apply formatting: working with styles. Styles are a saved collection of formatting steps. You can apply styles to characters, paragraphs, lists, and tables.

Using Quick Styles

Quick Styles are predefined sets of font and paragraph formatting settings, each designed to coordinate with each other. For example, ...

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