Re: "Cleaning" a Word style?

Subject: Re: "Cleaning" a Word style?
From: kcronin -at- daleen -dot- com
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 16 Aug 2002 07:37:04 -0600


Geoff lamented:
> ...there's
> no magic bullet I'm aware of. If you don't want to apply a whole new
> template, open the Styles dialog box and click the Organizer button instead.
> This lets you copy individual styles rather than entire templates. If you've
> got a "Body text" style in (say) Normal.dot, and the current document has a
> "Body text 1" that happens to be a real mess, simply copy the Body text
> style into the current document. Once the style is copied, you can edit the
> definitions for Body text 1 so that the "based on" field refer back to Body
> text. This should update the properties for Body text 1 automatically when
> you apply the changes.


Yeah, that's the only way I know, too. Jeez, all they need is a little
"reset current style" button. But noooooooooooooo. Harrumph.

Thanks for trying!


Keith Cronin
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