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I'm trying to define a custom style which should apply only to a couple of words in a paragraph. When I try to apply it to them, it applies to the whole paragraph instead.

The custom style definition is:

Custom style definition

How can I create and apply a custom style definition so that it only takes effect on a part of a paragraph?

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The dialog your showing is for a Paragraph Style. What you want is a Character Style.

Here's a link to the wiki on how to use character styles and a screencast tutorial.

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Excellent, thank you. – Robert Munteanu Oct 5 '10 at 8:03

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