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Turn on or off automatic style definition
, and then click the
AutoFormat As You Type
Automatically as you type
, select or clear the
Define styles based on your formatting
This option is off by default, and it is recommended for experienced style users only.
This option determines whether Microsoft Word defines
(style: A combination of formatting characteristics, such as font, font size, and indentation, that you name and store as a set. When you apply a style, all of the formatting instructions in that style are applied at one time.)
automatically, but it does not control whether Word updates a style that's already been defined.