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Using Authorware text styles

If you're not a word-processor junkie, you may have limited exposure to the use of styles.A style is a named group of formatting characteristics that can be applied to any section of text.For example, you might have a style called Title that has the following characteristics:

Font:Arial
Size:36 pt
Type style:Bold
Color:Dark blue (this would be a specific selection from the color palette in Authorware)

Once this style is defined, you can apply it to any piece of text, and all of its attributes will be transferred to that text.

Why should I use text styles in Authorware?
How do I decide what styles to define?
How do I define a style?
How do I apply styles?
How do I modify text styles?
How do I remove a text style?


Sharon Brown

Sharon has been an instructional designer for over twenty years, although she is relatively new to the multimedia arena. During her years designing paper-based instructional materials she made extensive use of word processor styles and templates. When she began using Authorware, she immediately invested the time to make sense of Authorware text styles. Sharon currently works as an Authorware developer and instructional designer at Integrity Training Inc., in Anaheim hills, CA.


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