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Using the Styles pane
using the styles pane
Usually, the quickest way to apply common styles in your doc-
ument in Word 2013 is to click the Home tab and then, in the
Styles group, click the style in the gallery. However, there are
many styles that don’t appear in the gallery. If you occasionally
need to apply some of the less common styles or you want to
examine their definitions, you need to use the Styles pane. To
display the styles that you want or to control them, you might
need to change some of the Styles pane options.
set the styles pane options
1 On the Home tab, in the Styles group, click the dialog box launcher
2 In the lower-right corner of the Styles pane, click the Options link.
3 In the Style Pane Options dialog box, in the Select Styles To Show
drop-down list, click one of the following options, depending on
what styles you want displayed:
• Recommended Limits the list in the Styles pane to a small set
of styles that might be useful. You can change which styles are
recommended (see “Managing styles” on page 442).
• In use Limits the list to styles that are currently applied to
some part of the current document.
• In Current Document Limits the list to styles that have ever
been applied in the current document, whether or not they’re
• All styles Expands the list to all the styles in the document’s
template except for table styles, which appear only in the gallery
on the Table Tools contextual tab.
4 In the Select How List Is Sorted drop-down list, click one of the
following options, depending on how you want the style list sorted:
Sorts the styles in the Styles pane alphabetically