Redefine a built-in style to reflect your formatting

Once the built-in styles are visible, you can format your document and use the Update to match selection command to update the appropriate style.

  1. Apply the current built-in style to text.
  2. Reformat the text using Format commands to achieve the desired appearance.
  3. Select the formatted.
    Be sure to include the paragraph mark.
  4. In the Styles and Formatting task pane, click the drop-down arrow for the built-in style you are redefining.

    style drop-down menu

  5. Choose Update to Match Selection.
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