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OpenOffice Writer 3.x Guide
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Migrating to character styles

For people accustomed to formatting text manually, character styles can take some getting used to. Here are some suggestions for making the transition easier:

  • Never mix character styles and manual formatting. Manual formatting supersedes character styles. If you combine them, you may end up wasting hours in frustration trying to figure out why your character styles don’t work.
  • Right-clicking and choosing Default Formatting removes any text formatting (both manual and character styles).
  • Realize that clicking the Bold icon in the toolbar is not easier than double-clicking on a character style that is preset for bolding the font typeface.
  • Leave the Styles and Formatting window open to make character styles easy to access.

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