Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
Tools for Working with Styles
Under Selected Text, select Compare To Another Selection to open a second sample
text box. Select some other text, and Reveal Formatting lists the formatting
differences between the two selections.
● Style Inspector In the Styles task pane, click Style Inspector (the second button
at the bottom of the pane) to open the task pane shown next. In its first and third
boxes, Style Inspector shows which styles have been applied at the paragraph and
character level. The second and fourth boxes identify any direct formatting that has
been applied. A button next to each of these boxes clears that formatting from the
● Manage Styles The Manage Styles dialog box, which you open by clicking the third
button at the bottom of the Styles task pane, is the place to make a variety of
stylerelated settings, including these:
● On the Set Defaults tab, specify the format for text and paragraphs that don’t
have any style applied, for which Word uses the built-in Normal style. (A
common gripe about earlier versions of Word was the difficulty of changing the
default style of 10-point Times New Roman. Although Manage Styles is deeply
buried, once you find it you’ll see that changing the default formatting is easy.)
● The Edit tab includes a complete list of styles from the current document; select
any one and click Modify to make changes to the style.
● To limit the formatting changes that users can make, visit the Restrict tab.