Creating and Applying Heading Styles in MS-Word: No.1 Tricks

Quickly creating and applying heading styles to your content of the document by using the built-in styles, such as Headings, Titles, Subtitle, Quotations, and Indention, etc. is very easy. If an existing (built-in) styles are not suitable for your document content, there is a customizable feature to create new styles you want.

Creating and Applying Heading Styles in MS-Word
Creating and Applying Heading Styles in MS-Word

Getting Started with Creating and Applying Heading Styles

Normal Style:

It clears all the selected content formatting (such as heading, title, subtitle, and so on that you have applied) and reset it to the default font style.

No Spacing Styles:

Removes all the Spaces between the selected paragraphs.

Heading 1, 2, 3… Styles:

Creating and Applying Heading Styles in MS-Word
Creating and Applying Heading Styles in MS-Word

You can apply different Heading styles such as Heading 1, Heading 2, Heading 3, and so on that fits your content in the document.

Title Style:

Apply it to the name of the document, book, or composition that best describes.

Subtitle Style:

Apply alternative title of the document, book, or composition that best describes.

Subtitle Emphasis Style:

Apply italicized font with a style to your alternative title of the document, book, or composition that best describes.

Emphasis Style:

Apply the Bold and Italicized font with a style to your text of the document wherever you want.

Intense Emphasis Style:

Apply the Bold and Italicized font with a special color and style to your text of the document wherever you want.

Strong Style - in Applying Heading Styles in MS-Word:

Applies the Bold font to your text of the document wherever you want.

Quote Style - in Creating Styles in MS-Word:

Applies Quotation styles to your content of the document.

Intense Quote Style:

Applies Quotation styles with background color formatting to your content of the document

Subtle Reference Style:

Subtle Reference is one of the sources of thin information of the content in order to find out something related to it.

Intense Reference Style:

Intense Reference is one of the sources of strong information of the content in order to find out something related to it.

Apply it to the main name of the document or book on what it is.

List a Paragraph Style:

Listing paragraph is a paragraph containing different ideas that all connect to one main idea. It is perhaps easiest to think of this as the “Firstly” , “Secondly”, “Thirdly” paragraph.… The third is the compare and contrast paragraph in which you examine the relationship between two different ideas.

Customizing or Creating Your Own Heading Style:

Is an existing heading style doesn’t give you sense? Then format and create your own styles of the selected text such as Headings, Titles, Subtitles, Quotations, etc.

Steps in Creating Heading Styles in MS-Word:

Creating Heading Styles in Word
Creating Heading Styles in Word
  • Click on the drop-down arrow of the styles.
  • Then select “Create a Style” (After selecting the “Create a Style” a dialogue box will open)
Creating New Style from Formatting in Microsoft Word
  • On the dialogue box, in the name box, type the name for a new style.
  • To format the new style as you want, click on the “modify”.
  • Then select one of the styles that you want to modify.
  • Now click on the modify.
  • After that select all the formats that you want.
  • Then click OK.

Clear Formatting (Ctrl+Spacebar):

It clears all the selected content formatting (such as heading, title, subtitle, and so on that you have applied) and reset it to the default font style. Click here to Read More>>

Steps in Clearing Formatting and other Heading Styles in MS-Word:

·        Select the text that you want to clear formatting

·        Then click on the drop-down arrow of the styles group

·        Now select clear formatting.

Shortcut: Applying Heading Styles (Ctrl+Shift+S):

To apply heading styles by modifying the existing headings, titles, subtitles, etc. press Ctrl+Shift+S. Or follow the steps below.

Creating and Applying Heading Styles in MS-Word: No.1 Tricks 1
Applying heading styles in MS-Word

Steps in applying Heading Styles in MS-Word:

  • Click on the drop-down arrow of the styles.
  • Then select “Apply Styles
  • Now select the drop-down arrow as shown in the picture below.
  • Then select one of the styles that you want to modify
  • Now click on the modify
  • After that select all the formats that you want to apply.
  • Then click OK.

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