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Chapter 13. Style Sheets > To edit a style sheet:

To edit a style sheet:

1.
Open the Style Sheets palette, click in a text box to activate it, Cmd-click/Ctrl-click a style sheet name on the palette, then click Edit.

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Choose Edit > Style Sheets (Shift-F11), click the name of the style sheet you want to edit, then click Edit . To display fewer style sheets on the list, choose a category from the Show pop-up menu.

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Control-click/Right-click a paragraph style sheet name on the Style Sheets palette and choose Edit [style sheet name] to go directly to the General pane of the Edit Style Sheet dialog box. Or do the same for a character style sheet to go directly to Edit Character Style Sheet dialog box .

2.
For a paragraph style sheet, use the General pane of the Edit Paragraph Style Sheet dialog box to rename the style sheet, assign or change its Keyboard Equivalent, or assign a Next Style. To modify character attributes (e.g., font, color), click Edit. To modify paragraph formats, use the Formats pane (, next page). To add, delete, or modify tabs, use the Tabs pane. To add, delete, or edit a rule, use the Rules pane.

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For a character style sheet, modify character attributes in the Edit Character Style Sheet dialog box (, next page).

Figure 4. For a character style sheet, change the Name, Keyboard Equivalent, Type Style, Font, Size, Color, Shade, Scale, Track Amount, or Baseline Shift attributes in the Edit Character Style Sheet dialog box.


3.
Click OK to exit the Formats, Rules, or Tabs pane (click OK twice if you're in the Character Attributes dialog box), then click Save, if necessary. Text to which the style sheet was previously applied will reformat instantly!


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