Quickly Displaying the Style Dialog Box

by Allen Wyatt
(last updated August 9, 2012)

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Word provides a quick and easy way to access the Style dialog box, provided you are displaying the Style area on your screen. To access the Style dialog box, simply double-click in the style area, which is displayed to the left of your document. The paragraph format name on which you double-clicked will be selected in the Style dialog box.

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Allen Wyatt

With more than 50 non-fiction books and numerous magazine articles to his credit, Allen Wyatt is an internationally recognized author. He  is president of Sharon Parq Associates, a computer and publishing services company. ...

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2012-08-25 17:26:07

Ron

this tip also applies to 2007 / 2010


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