Saturday, January 5, 2013

How To Modify A MS Word Paragraph Style

How To Modify A MS Word Paragraph Style

Two Ways To Modify A Paragraph Style


This information pertains to MS Word 2007.

Modifying an existing paragraph style is easy. There are two ways you can so this.


1. First way to modify a paragraph style:


a. Go to the "Home" tab on the ribbon, find the "Styles" area.

b. Click the arrow in the lower right-hand corner. This will bring up the Styles Window (see Figure 1).

MS Word Styles
Figure 1: Click to enlarge

c. Hover the mouse pointer over the style you wish to modify. A down-facing arrow will appear on the far right (See Figure 2).

Modifying MS Word Styles
Figure 2: Click to enlarge

d. Click the down-facing arrow and select "Modify" (See Figure 3).

Modifying MS Word Styles
Figure 3: Click to enlarge

That's it!


2. Second way to modify a paragraph style:


a. Go to the "Home" tab on the ribbon, find the "Styles" area.

b. Hover your mouse over the style you wish to modify and right click on it.

c. A menu will appear. Select "Modify".

That's it!

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