Re: Word 2007 - Character Styles: How do I clear a single instance? SOLVED

Subject: Re: Word 2007 - Character Styles: How do I clear a single instance? SOLVED
From: Tracey Bean <traceybean -at- verizon -dot- net>
To: Rick Vantour <rickvantour -at- rogers -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 19 Jan 2011 16:14:28 -0500

Rick,

Thank you! Yes, that does the trick in Word 2007 as well.

Tracey

On Jan 19, 2011, at 3:37 PM, Rick Vantour wrote:

> Hi Tracey,
>
> Highlight the word and then press Ctrl + Spacebar.
>
> Works in Word 2003
>
> Hope this helps.
>
> Rick
>
> From: Tracey Bean <traceybean -at- verizon -dot- net>
> To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
> Sent: Wed, January 19, 2011 3:34:06 PM
> Subject: Word 2007 - Character Styles: How do I clear a single
> instance?
>
> Hi all --
>
> Oh, but I'm feeling like a dunderhead right now. I have long avoided
> using character styles in Word, but thought I'd give them a whirl now
> that I'm checking out Word 2007.
>
> I have created a few character styles. I have applied them. Sometimes
> in the wrong place.
>
> Question: How does one *remove* a character style once it is applied?
> It seems like it ought to be simple. Shouldn't it? But I am, as it
> were, feeling a bit dunderheaded, and...
>
> I've searched the Word help, I've googled. I've used search terms
> including different combinations of "unapply", "clear" "remove",
> "character style", "character format", "style". I've looked up "how to
> apply a format" in case that topic might include how to "unapply" said
> format. To no avail.
>
> What I did find was a topic in help for Word 2004 (Mac) that tells me
> to use the Replace command to find the instance of the format, then
> replace it with "None". Really? That's the only way to do it? (Oh, and
> when I tried to do that, it deleted the text in addition to the
> misbegotten character format.)
>
> I also found out how to clear all applications of a character style in
> a document, but I only want to remove some of them, not all of them.
>
> Any help is appreciated.
>
> Thank you,
> Tracey
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