Video: Create and change styles

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Word offers a variety styles that you can use to create a consistent look throughout your document. You can also create a new style, or modify an existing one.

Create or modify a style

  1. Format the text the way you want, and then select it.

  2. On the Home tab, select the Styles group expansion arrow to open the Styles pane.

    • To create a new style, select the New Style button at the bottom of the Styles pane.

    • To change an existing style, select the drop-down arrow to the right of the style you want to change, and then select Update <style> to Match Selection.

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