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:
  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.
  2. Select the Basic (Elegant) style.
  3. In the Document Formatting group, now click Colors and select Blue.
  4. In the Document Formatting group, now click Fonts and select Office.
  5. In the Document Formatting group, now click Paragraph Spacing and select Compact.
  6. Save the document.
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