Format your document with styles

Headings with different styles applied

Learn what styles are in Word 2007, and use them to format your documents with ease — not to mention finesse and consistency. Use the new Quick Styles gallery, and see how to modify styles.

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About this course

This course includes:

  • Two practice sessions for hands-on experience. Practices require Word 2007.

  • A Quick Reference Card you can take away from the course.


After completing this course you will be able to:

  • Understand what styles are and how they relate to formatting.

  • Use the new Quick Styles gallery, and change all styles at once with style sets.

  • Apply and modify styles and create new ones.

Topics in this course

Lesson 1

Lesson 2

  1. Understanding and using styles

  2. Sheer formatting vs. styles

  3. The Quick Styles gallery

  4. Apply a style

  5. A deeper look at styles: Styles task pane

  6. What do the symbols mean?

  7. See more style details

  8. Practice

  1. Makeover: Change a style set or a single style

  2. Style sets: Change a whole document

  3. Change a style by example

  4. Change a style using “Modify”

  5. Create new styles

  6. Delete a style

  7. Apply a style to a document or a template

  8. Practice

  9. Quick reference card

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