Changing Styles - Exercise

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Changing Styles - Exercise

Changing Styles

Duration: 15 to 25 minutes.

In this exercise, you will change the look and feel of a document by changing the style set and the colors, fonts and paragraph spacing associated with that style set.

  1. Open or go to Plants in my yard - Intermediate.docx.
  2. Change the style set, colors, fonts and paragraph spacing to reformat your document to look like the below:Reformatted Document
  3. Hint: Start by scrolling through the style sets until the heading (TREES) looks similar to the image above, except that the background color is blue and the border is blue.
  4. Save the document as we will continue to build on this document in future exercises.

Solution:

In Microsoft Word 2013:

  1. On the DESIGN tab, in the Document Formatting group, click the Styles drop-down arrow. Styles in the Document Formatting Group of the Design Tab
  2. Select the Basic (Elegant) style. Basic (Elegant) Style
  3. In the Document Formatting group, now click Colors and select Blue. Select Blue Color
  4. In the Document Formatting group, now click Fonts and select Office. Fonts Office
  5. In the Document Formatting group, now click Paragraph Spacing and select Compact. Paragraph Spacing Compact
  6. Save the document.

In Microsoft Word 2007 and 2010:

  1. On the Home tab, in the Styles group, click the Change Styles command: Change Styles Command
  2. Click Style Set and select Elegant: Style Set Elegant
  3. Click Colors and select Austin: Select Austin Color
  4. Click Fonts and select Office Classic 2: Fonts Office Classic 2
  5. Click Paragraph Spacing and select Compact: Paragraph Spacing Compact
  6. Save the document.
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