How to use Styles in Word 2016

In this HowTech tutorial, we’re going to show you how to use styles in Word 2016.

To edit a style, right-click the one you want to edit and click Modify…, as shown below.

use Styles in Word 2016

The area highlighted below is the preview box.

use Styles in Word 2016

To change and edit various options, click Format and select the option you want to edit.

use Styles in Word 2016

For example, we’re going to be giving our style a border.

use Styles in Word 2016

Select Box as the border and set the Color and Width to your preference.

use Styles in Word 2016

You must then remove the sides of the border except the bottom one as shown below, by clicking the other sides.

use Styles in Word 2016

Another feature of styles is that you can insert table of contents with ease. We walk you through this process step-by-step in another tutorial.

use Styles in Word 2016

To style text, simply highlight it or place the cursor location in the same line.

use Styles in Word 2016

Then click on the style you would like to use.

use Styles in Word 2016

If that doesn’t appeal, you can simply click on another style option.

use Styles in Word 2016

Another feature of styles is the Navigation Pane. To activate it, go to the View tab and check the box Navigation Pane. It will give you a list of the styles used in the document, clicking one scrolls through the document and lands at that header.

use Styles in Word 2016