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Use a style separator. It's explained at http://www.addbalance.com/usersguide/complex_documents.htm#Style_Separator The link will land in the middle of web page where you will see a graphic and explanation of what you are trying to accomplish.


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I created the styles as you described, basing my new styles on Normal (which I assumed you did). I then applied the same styles as you described in your post; i.e., applying StyleB to a word within the StyleA phrase. And then I tried doing the reverse, applying StyleA to word in a StyleB phrase. I could not replicate your situation, but I did nonetheless ...


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Built-in styles are supposed to make formatting more efficient and consistent. But when should you use them versus creating your own styles? Use built-in heading styles? Yes. Use built-in table styles? Maybe. Use built-in list styles? Probably not. Shauna Kelly and other Word MVP experts tend to recommend always using Word's built-in heading styles ...


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When faced with the mystery of that-which-will-not-delete, here are two things that finally worked for me: Select the errant text and press Ctrol + spacebar to remove formatting and revert to plain text. Methodically find and either ditch or create new styles from styles that show as Style + direct formatting. For example, if you see custom-title-text + ...


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I haven't tried it with every style setting, but at least for a few settings (font size and spacing after so far), simply changing the setting of the child style to match the parent will re-establish the inheritance.


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As far as I know there's no way to redefine it back to the hyperlink colourtheme colour using the Style Modify dialog. However here are two methods you can try. VBA Method Alt + F12 to open up VBA Window. Alt + G to open Immediate Window. Then run the following command in the Immediate Window: ...


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If you're opening an existing Word 2003 document, it probably wasn't created using your custom-modified Normal.dotm template, which is why it doesn't adhere to the Intense Emphasis style you've defined for your new documents. You can either make this same change to the Intense Emphasis style in the existing document, then save it, or you can use Import ...



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