- Switch to normal view (normal view: A view that shows text formatting and a simplified page layout. Normal view is convenient for most editing and formatting tasks.) if you are in a different view.
- On the Tools menu, click Options, and then click the View tab.
- In the Style area width box under Outline and Normal options, enter a measurement for the width of the style area (style area: A vertical area along the left edge of the document window that displays the name of the paragraph style that is applied to each paragraph.), for example, 1.2"
Microsoft Word displays the paragraph style name in the style area to the left of your document.
Note To hide the paragraph styles in normal view, enter zero as the width of the style area.