Styles

Applying styles in Word is useful when you want Word documents to have a more professional look. Modifying Word styles is also possible.

To modify a style:

  1. Locate and right-click the style you want to change in the Styles group, then select Modify... from the drop-down menu.
    Screenshot of Excel 2013Selecting a style to modify
  2. A dialog box will appear. Make the desired formatting changes, such as font style, size, and color. If you want, you can also change the name of the style.
  3. When you're satisfied, click OK to save your changes.
    Screenshot of Excel 2013Modifying a style
  4. The style will be modified.

To create a new style:

  1. Click the arrow in the bottom-right corner of the Styles group.
    Screenshot of Word 2013Clicking the arrow in the bottom-right corner of the Styles group
  2. The Styles task pane will appear. Select the New Style button at the bottom of the task pane.
    Screenshot of Word 2013Clicking the New Style button
  3. A dialog box will appear. Enter a name for the style, and choose the desired text formatting.
  4. When you're satisfied, click OK.
    Screenshot of Word 2013Creating a new style
  5. The new style will appear in the Styles group.
    Screenshot of Word 2013The newly created style in the Styles group