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Questions tagged [styles]

Relates to visual appearance of elements like text, images and graphics in an application

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“Partial” style in Word?

I want a "partial" style in Word 2019, such that when it's applied, the text only change some of its style settings, for example font or color, while keeping all other style settings, like line ...
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A change to a LibreOffice style does not get applied to the document?

Not sure if I'm doing something wrong: I have a text document written in LibreOffice Writer (v6.0.4.2, German). The document uses only basic styles - Title, Heading 1, Text Block. Now I would expect ...
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Word 2010 TOC Inconsistent Indentation

The following problem is really exasperating: All heading 1's in the attached document are linked to the TOC1 style, however the indentation between the chapter number and the text is different ...
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How to change the number style language in numbering for MS Word 2010?

I have MS Word 2010 and I want to make numbering words on Arabic like this for example in one, two, three or first, second... I wanted to be in Arabic for numbing chapter in my basic language. I ...
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MS Word: Element Visible on Top or Bottom of Page Only

How can I get an element - a line, a style, or whatever - to show only if it's the first or last line on a page? Is that even possible? I don't mean how do I get an element to be absolutely ...
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How to make sure that the format of a heading is not lost after adding a heading style and the heading numbering is retained in table of content?

My paper is structured like this: 1. Introduction 2. Conceptual background 2.1. Definition 2.2. Delineate the Boundaries of the Research 2.3. Research Streams 2.4. Theoretical ...
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Microsoft Word Style Tab

I am trying to create a style in Word, which will have already a tab clicked in Title on [tab]------> This way, I will have the underline going all the way. NB. I know about the border function and ...
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Why does my table style change when I move to a new section of my document?

I've inherited a gigantic document with lots of tabulated data. I created a custom table style, and applied it to all tables within a section of my document. I move onto the next section to apply ...
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Creating a style without paragraph mark (no carriage return)

I want to create a style that is inline with the rest of the text body. So after the style, I don't want a carriage return. So I want something like this OBJECT Pumps and Motors I want to create a ...
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Remove specific formatting from style in MS Word

I would like to remove a format specification from a style so that it is inherited from the linked style. Let's assume I have set a font (e.g. Courier 12) and would like to clear that particular ...
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Should I use “Title” or “Heading 1” style for chapter title in Word 2016 document?

In my current document I've done two things: Customised the "Heading 1/2/3/..." and "Title" styles. Defined a new multi-level list style to use my customised "Heading x" and "Title" styles so that ...
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Create a non-color style in OfficeWord365

I have found a number of superuser.SE and SO questions related, e.g. 360488, but none of the older topics appear to work with Office365. Quite specifically: I can paste a bunch of color-syntaxed ...
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Disable automatic update for all Table of Contents (ToC) styles in Normal template (Word 2010+)

I sometimes want to "start from scratch" by replacing whatever the current Word Normal file with a pristine new copy and then to customize it with my preferred settings. The Normal file has all of ...
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Change “Available” in the IEEE 2006 Office bibliography style

I have already made some changes to the IEEE 2006 format but I haven't found a way to change this bit. I'm writing in Spanish so instead of saying "Available" it should say "Disponible en". This is ...
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LiberOffice Calc apply style with only specifc attributes

Consider this simple time tracking spreadsheet: I figured out how to use conditional format to apply a selected style to a region, in this case I use "Accent" for Fridays and Saturdays, and this ...
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Outlook formatting different between new email editor and received item

I've created a style to make it easy to format code snippets in emails. When I apply the style, it looks like this in the new email window: However, when the email is received, it adds some weird ...
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Lines-on-sides heading in MS Word

I'm trying to style my headings like so, with the dashes being solid lines and the text perfectly centered. -------------------------------------Heading------------------------------------- I've ...
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MS Word style cannot set particular font size

I have an MS Word document with a paragraph style. It has font size set to 10pt. However, when I apply it to the text in the document (which has size of 12pt), the font size of this text does not ...
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How to solve strange behavior of self-created styles with bullets

Everyone who uses bullets in Word knows, when you hit enter after an empty bullet (so no text after the bullet), when using List Paragraph style, the bullet disappears and the active style will become ...
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how can I create a multilevel list that start numbering from heading 2?

I'm working on my thesis(Dissertation), I have used a multilevel list for my headings each chapter, it works fine and I'm satisfied with it. By default MS Word creates a multilevel list automatically ...
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Word 2016 Custom Styles and TOCs

Is it possible to have two different styles (say "TOC 1" the default and "SPECIALTOC 1") so that a document with two different TOCs can handle a different look/feel? I have been unable to make custom ...
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Microsoft Word 2010

Is there a way to set a default color for all new field codes in Word? I know how to add *charformat or mergeformat and change each field individually, but I would like to set it so that when I start ...
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How do I install Vancouver style for Word 2016?

How do I install Vancouver style for Word 2016? I've found a YouTube video instructing the user to search online for a 'Vancouver.xsl' file, but this vague instruction seems a way to introduce viruses ...
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Apply multiple styles to single text selection in Word

I'm using Word 2011 for Mac and trying to apply 2 separate (non-conflicting) styles to the same chunk of text. For example, I'd like to be able to select a few words, click Style 1 to set the typeface ...
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Change style for extensions that already have a style in Notepad++ [duplicate]

I've already tried the answers from here and here and neither fixed my problem. In Notepad++ using the Obsidian theme, the syntax highlighting for JSON files disappears; everything is white on black. ...
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Is it possible to assign a style to selected cells with a shortcut key in Excel 2010?

I'm working on a job where they assign specific styles to cells to indicate meaning about that cell. Presently, we select the cells, and then do things like: Assign a foreground color using the ...
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How can I reverse the order of headings in Microsoft Word?

I have a Word 2013 document with a few dozen headings arranged in chronological order. # 2017 ## ... ## October ## November ## December # 2018 ## January ## February I am looking ...
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Customising Word to check house style grammar

My organisation has recently published a lengthy document explaining our new house style and branding. I am looking for a way to check whether Word 2016 documents comply with the guidelines. I ...
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Need some fixes for UDL in notepad++ for python

I searched on the internet and I am yet to find a solution. The thing I wanted is to build a UDL in notepad++ for python scripts. I have most of the things as I wanted, but some of them I could not ...
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Delete ALL custom cell styles EXCEL

Is it possible to delete all the custom cell styles in a workbook ? Without having to delete them all one at a time.
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Word 2010 changes my Heading 1 style's indentation from 0.0“ to 0.94”

This does not happen when I first use Heading 1, but the change occurs when I insert a different Heading below the first, or use Format Painter to copy the Style of the Heading 1 paragraph to other ...
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Editing font in Word 2016 style but keep auto numbering?

I have hundreds of documents created with Times New Roman as the font in the Normal style and in various other custom styles. Most documents (they are worksheets) also have automatic numbering turned ...
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LibreOffice Writer ruler snap behaviour

In LibreOffice Writer, it is possible to grab the various handles on the ruler and move them to different positions. However as they snap along to round value positions, the values they snap to don't ...
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Reset Styles in Word 2016

Is there a way to reset the Styles in Word 2016 to the factory defaults? I once edited a LibreOffice-created document in Word 2016 on my computer, and ever since then my Heading 2 and Heading 3 in ...
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Word Headings Not Aligned

I've been formatting a report in Word using Heading styles (first time I've done this) and I can't get them to properly align. As shown in my screenshot attached, it seems that some headings align the ...
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Setting paragraphs with no style to “Normal”

I have a document where a lot of paragraphs have no assigned style (as far as I can tell). They look like "Normal" paragraphs, except the "after" leading is not what I want. I can use Replace to find ...
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Custom table style not saved in Word 2013

I have created a custom table style based on the normal table style, which I named "Table 1". I then created a table in the document, applied the style (correctly), and saved the document. Before ...
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Remove manually typed numbers when applying a numbered style

If there is a manually typed number in an unstyled paragraph, how can I ensure that when applying a numbered style, I do not get duplicate numbers? Before applying style After applying style Style ...
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How can I add hyperlinks without underlining or changing text color?

Whenever I use Microsoft Word's "insert hyperlink" tool, it automatically switches my text to a hyperlink font style. (blue, underlined text) While I usually find this helpful, sometimes I want to ...
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Nice spacing for lists in MS Word

In CSS you can independently specify margins for LIs and ULs or OLs. You can also set line-height. In MS Word it looks like you can only specify spacing for paragraphs or list items in general (with ...
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Word 2016: Using StyleRef for Heading #s in Header differently

I have a document that requires the heading to contain the item number (level 3 heading) that is being continued onto that page from the previous page. Using the Field insert and StyleRef, I can make ...
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Deleting unused Excel custom styles in bulk. How?

I've inherited someone's Excel workbook with multiple worksheets, and have discovered that the problems I'm encountering are due to an abundance of custom styles. This Microsoft hep file macro ...
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Can I use a Heading style on the same line as normal text?

I have a resume formatted in Microsoft Word with job titles (formatted as Heading 2) and job location (Normal Text) listed on a single line. Unfortunately, having two different Styles on a single ...
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How can I remove Styles without changing formatting?

How can I remove Styles from all the headings in a Microsoft Word 2013 document, but leave the headings' formatting exactly as they are?
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How can I reset a Style in Microsoft Word?

I have a Word 2010 document which includes modified styles for Heading 1, Heading 2, Title, and Subtle Emphasis. I want to reset these styles back to their default formatting. Is it possible to ...
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HTML import with pre-defined Word styles

I'm having a web application which is generating simple text output with basic html tags like h1, h2, ul, em and a. I am not styling them with any attributes or CSS. Then I select the whole output in ...
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Why are formatting options sometimes unavailable when editing styles?

Sometimes when editing specific Styles in Microsoft Word 2010, certain formatting options will be unavailable. For example, while I'm able to adjust any formatting option for the Normal style... ......
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How do I rearrange font styles in Microsoft Word?

I have a custom font style in Microsoft Word named Important. For convenience, I have the font style saved to the Quick Styles gallery. (See Add and remove styles from the Quick Styles gallery) The ...
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Creating a typical “tag” style for text in MS Word

In the example above, note the rounded corners and the spacing on each side of the words. How would one mimic this visual style for text in a Word document? If the rounded corners aren't possible, I'...
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Word, Paste Formatted Text without Importing/Changing Styles

At work we recently changed our Word Templates and I am creating a new document that has a lot of boilerplate text in it. I am good with styles and am anal about how they show up in the Style Gallery. ...