Both of the headings on the page are formatted in the Heading 1 style, so why don’t they look alike? Rather than try to guess what the differences are, use Reveal Formatting and have Word figure it out for you. Follow these steps:
- Open the document.
- Select one of the two headings.
- Press Shift + F1.
- Click the Compare To Another Selection check box in the Reveal Formatting pane (Figure A).
- Select the second heading.
Word will display the formatting differences in the task pane. In this example, the difference is that the second selection‘s font size is slightly larger than the first (Figure B).
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