Creating a New Style

To create a new style, follow these steps: 

  1. From the Format menu, choose Style and Formatting, and then click New Style. 
  2. In the Name box, enter a name for the style, for example, Paragraph Text. 
  3. In the Style type box, choose Paragraph.
  4. In the Style Based on box, select No Style. If you base it on another style, then, when that style is changed, you’re new style will also be changed. No Style makes sure it is a ‘standalone’ style that can’t be changed as it has no associations to other styles.
  5. Click Format and select formatting options such as Font and Paragraph. 
  6. Click OK. 
  7. Click Add to template if you want these styles to be incorporated into the template this document is based on, which is usually

The new style now appears in your “Styles” list.