Table of Contents



Character Styles in Word

Create character styles for items based on function, not based on formatting or appearance. This approach allows you to modify formatting over time and the style names continue to apply. It also prepares you for structured writing in the future.

You can apply only one character style to a set of text. If you apply a second character style to that text, it replaces the initial character style. Therefore, you may need more character styles to address all the possible combinations, such as variables in a paragraph and variables in a code sample.

Common character styles include:

ePublisher projects use custom field code markers and styles to define online features. You need to give the list of markers and styles to the writers so they know how to implement each online feature. The writers use the markers and styles you create to define online features.

The Stationery defines the custom markers and styles. To reduce complexity, you can use the style names defined in the documentation, or you can define the online feature to a different style. The following list identifies additional character styles you may need to support ePublisher online content features:

For more information about enabling a specific online feature, see “Designing, Deploying, and Managing Stationery” on page 103.

ePublisher/2009.1/Help/02.Designing_Templates_and_Stationery/02.021.Designing_Input_Format_Standards (last edited 2009-05-01 02:12:26 by TonyMcDow)