Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
For more detail over the creation process, in Step 3 press the obnoxious keyboard
shortcut Ctrl+Shift+Alt+S to summon a more detailed version of the Create New Style from
Formatting dialog box. You can specify additional options in that dialog box, and even adjust
The styles you create are available only to the document in which they’re created. They’re
saved with the document, along with your text.
If you create scads of styles that you love and you want to use them for several
documents, create a template. Chapter 16 covers this procedure, in the section about making a new
template from scratch.
You may have to tweak some settings in your style. See the section “Modifying a style,” later in
Creating a style from scratch
I’ve created a style from scratch fewer times than I’ve formatted first and then made a
style. That’s because it’s easier to see what you’re doing than to simply issue formatting
commands and hope for the best. But if you’re up to it, heed these steps to conjure a style from
1. In the Styles task pane, click the New Style button.
If you don’t see the Styles task pane, press Ctrl+Shift+Alt+S.
After clicking the New Style button, you see the Create New Style from Formatting dialog box,