Tips For Changing Document Fonts Using Microsoft Word 2007

A style is the common name given to an artistic set of structural formatting characteristics. Styles is essentially a group of formatting instructions, which are applied to one or more formatted documents and then given a common name. For example, a style might be used for English document writing and then used for German document writing. Each language uses its own individual styles, although these vary according to the country in which the language is spoken.


There are several different types of built-in styles that you can use with most word processing applications. They are referred to collectively as built-in commands. Each built-in style has a specific purpose and a precise range of permitted settings. You can specify the settings and how often they should be updated using the Update Property dialog box.

Some of the more commonly used built-in styles are listed below. These include the Visual mode which is useful for editing mathematical equations and measurements, the Style menu, which provides convenient access to the various built-in styles, the Edit Text box which is where you can enter text, the Target Name text box to enter a specific character for each selected element, the Auto Save tab to avoid your changes being saved to the wrong place, and the Target Always dialog box which controls the placement of formatted text within the document. To change any of the built-in formatting options, click on the appropriate icon or click on the Style menu. To view a detailed description of the built-in styles, click on the Style menu.

The Baroque Style is one of the four common grand style styles that allows for bold decorative themes. This style is commonly used for book covers and logos. The four basic attributes of this grand style are: The primary attribute is the background of the text. This is either a black or a color to suit the main theme of the piece.

The Descriptive Style is one of the four commonly used styles in the English Writing Style. This style allows you to specify the style of relating descriptive matter to its context. You can use this style to introduce a new concept, for example, by providing a brief, one-line overview of the subject.

The New Quick Style feature provides two clicks to switch from one grand style to the other. All four of the basic styles can be accessed by clicking on the appropriate icon. To change the formatting of a selection, two clicks are required and the selection becomes invisible.