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Performing common Word tasks in OpenOffice.org 2.0's Writer

The Styles and Formatting dialog box allows you to create new styles as well as see and edit existing styles

To create the styles based on the formatting that you've applied to the elements in your template, pull down the Format menu and select the Styles and Formatting command. When you see the Styles And Formatting dialog box appear, you'll see that the default display is showing the Automatic And Paragraph Styles category, as shown above.

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Greg Shultz is a freelance Technical Writer. Previously, he has worked as Documentation Specialist in the software industry, a Technical Support Specialist in educational industry, and a Technical Journalist in the computer publishing industry.