As answered in the Microsoft Answers forum.
First, see my analysis of [Quick] Style Sets.
There is much more there than I care to write here.
- Only styles that are in the Quick Style Gallery are included in [Quick] Style Sets.
- Table Styles are not included.
- List Styles are not included. Further, if your multilevel list is applied to paragraph style that are in the [Quick] Style Set, the
numbering may still break. See:
A Global StyleSheet in Microsoft Word? and the example
Outline Heading Styles Global Stylesheet Add-In
The best way to have numbering for new documents is likely to have
document templates, perhaps Workgroup Templates that already contain
the numbering, set up following the directions in How to create
numbered headings or outline numbering in Ribbon Versions of Word by
The Add-In copies numbered paragraph styles so set up in a multilevel
list without copying the multilevel list, itself. It copies them using
the Organizer and copies them three times in order to maintain the
For Tables, you may be able to use Quick Tables which are Building
Blocks. It is not the same as applying a table style, but may allow some uniformity.
When working with these tools, remember to use Theme Colors (and
fonts). That will allow you to quickly change looks.
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I modified your question title to specify that these are Quick Style Sets. This helps us remember some of their limitations.