Format text

Apply styles

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Apply styles to text to give your document a consistent, professional look. Word offers many styles to choose from.

Apply a style

  1. Select the text you want to format.

    Tip: If you place the pointer in a paragraph, the style is applied to the whole paragraph. If you select specific text, only the selected text is formatted.

  2. Point to a style to preview how the selected text would look with that style, and select the style you want.

    The Styles gallery is on the Home tab

Apply a theme

Once you’ve applied Styles, you can select a theme.

  1. Select Design > Themes.

    Office 365 Word Themes

  2. Point to a theme to see how it would look in your document, and select the theme you want.

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