Use the Styles deck of the Sidebar to apply, create, edit, and remove formatting styles. Double-click an entry to apply the style.
To dock the Styles window, drag its title bar to the left or to the right side of the workspace. To undock the window, double-click a free space on its toolbar.
By default, the Styles deck displays a preview of the available styles. The previews can be disabled by unchecking the Show Previews box below the list of styles.
Displays formatting styles for paragraphs. Use paragraph styles to apply the same formatting, such as font, numbering, and layout to the paragraphs in your document.
Displays formatting styles for characters. Use character styles to apply font styles to selected text in a paragraph.
Displays formatting styles for frames. Use frame styles to format frame layouts and position.
Displays formatting styles for pages. Use page styles to determine page layouts, including the presence of headers and footers.
Displays formatting styles for numbered and bulleted lists. Use list styles to format number and bullet characters and to specify indents.
Displays formatting styles for tables. Use table styles to apply borders, backgrounds, fonts, alignment, and number formats to tables.
Applies the selected style to the object or text that you select in the document. Click this icon, and then drag a selection in the document to apply the style. To exit this mode, click the icon again, or press Esc.
Opens a submenu with more commands.
Creates a new style based on the formatting of the current paragraph, page, or selection.
The manually formatted attributes of the text at the cursor position in the document will be added to the style that is selected in the Styles window.
Opens the Load Styles dialog to import styles from another document.
How to apply a Character style to a selected text
Select the text.
Double-click the desired character style in the Styles window.
How to apply a Paragraph style
Place the cursor in the paragraph, or select multiple paragraphs.
Double-click the desired paragraph style in the Styles window.
You can assign shortcut keys to Styles from the Keyboard tab. Some shortcuts are predefined. Command+0 Ctrl+0 (zero) applies the Text Body paragraph style. Heading 1 through Heading 5 paragraph styles can be applied by using the Command Ctrl key and the heading number. For example Command+2Ctrl+2 applies the Heading 2 paragraph style.-
The Formatting (Styles) toolbar contains icons for applying and modifying styles.