RE: "cleaning" a Word style?
For example, the Word doc I just opened has a style that includes
"....Georgia, 11pt, English (US), Flush left, Line spacing at least 14 pt,
Space after 6 pt, Not AutoSpace between Asian characters and Latin
characters, Not AutoSpace between Asian Characters..." and so on.
I want to make all that disappear, as if I were creating a new style. But
I don't *want* to create a new style - I want to use this one, for its
name. I don't want to change templates, because god knows what else I'm
going to find in this doc. I just want, say, "Body Text 1" to be a blank
style that I can build, but there are all these preexisting attributes.
I'm looking for a quick way to wipe them, on a per-style basis. Those
familiar with the multi-level maze you must go through to change all the
attributes of a complex style know how time consuming it is. I'm
hoping/wishing for a shortcut.
I don't think there's a simple way to do that. The easiest way I can think of is to create a new document that has the style name(s) you want, pre-cleaned because it's brand new, and copy your existing text into that document.
Beth Friedman / bjf -at- wavefront -dot- com
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