Format your document with styles

Headings with different styles applied

Learn what styles are in Word 2007, and use them to format your documents with ease — not to mention finesse and consistency. Use the new Quick Styles gallery, and see how to modify styles.

About this course

This course includes:

  • Two self-paced lessons and two practice sessions for hands-on experience. Practices require Word 2007.
  • A short test at the end of each lesson; tests are not scored.
  • A Quick Reference Card you can take away from the course.


After completing this course you will be able to:

  • Understand what styles are and how they relate to formatting.
  • Use the new Quick Styles gallery, and change all styles at once with style sets.
  • Apply and modify styles and create new ones.

They say style makes the man.

And styles can also make a document. A style is a tool that helps you format a document. It contributes to a larger goal, too: to make your document stylish. Explore styles in Word: what they are, how they behave, and how to use them to your benefit.

A smart use of styles will make your authoring life easier and your document more powerful.

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