How to Modify a Style in Word 2007 - dummies

How to Modify a Style in Word 2007

By Dan Gookin

When you modify a style in your Word 2007 document, all text formatted with that style is updated with your changes. Here’s how to get going with modifications.

1Summon the Styles task pane.

Click the Dialog Box Launcher in the lower-right corner of the Styles group (on the Home tab), or press Ctrl+Shift+Alt+S.

2Point the mouse at the style you want to change.

A menu button appears on the right end of the style’s entry.

3Click the menu button to display the style’s menu, and choose Modify.

The Modify Style dialog box appears.

4Change the formatting for your style.

Use any of the formatting options to change your style. You can click the Format button in the lower-left corner of the Modify Style dialog box to display a pop-up list of formatting dialog boxes. Select one to further customize your style.

5Click OK when you’re done.

Close the task pane if you’re done with it.