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When you first start to create a document, you often have a need to utilize different styles for your paragraphs. Unfortunately, those styles may not be initially visible on the Style drop-down list on the Formatting toolbar. By default, the Style drop-down list only lists the following styles:
If you want to list all the built-in styles in the list, hold down the Shift key as you click on the down-arrow at the right of the Style drop-down list. Word dutifully lists more styles than you may ever need.
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