On Thursday, 1 February 2018 19:50:38 GMT Steve Edmonds wrote:
> Hi.
> If you select all text (the whole document) and menu Format>Clear direct 
> formatting (Ctl M), lots may change visually, does the document then 
> behave as you might expect styles to behave. I do this as a matter of 
> course to get MS docs into odts that I can style properly.
> steve
THanks Steve, I'll try that. I didn't get the difference between styles and 
direct formatting but now i do.

> On 01/02/18 22:59, Ianseeks wrote:
> > On Wednesday, 31 January 2018 19:02:35 GMT Ricardo Berlasso wrote:
> >> 2018-01-31 19:25 GMT+01:00 Ianseeks <bingmyb...@btinternet.com>:
> >>
> >>> Hi
> >>>
> >>> If i update a style that is used in a document e.g. change font and font
> >>> size, should the whole document where that style is used be changed to the
> >>> new settings when <Apply> is pressed?  Currently I have to highlight the
> >>> areas and then reapply the style to it.
> >>>
> >> They should update automatically *unless* direct formatting is applied to
> >> the text. Direct formatting always brings problems. Can you share a
> >> document, so we can see where the problem is? AFAIK the mailing list strips
> >> attachments, so you need to upload the sample document anywhere else.
> > I 've just done a few more tests after reading your comments.  All the 
> > tests i've done are using the "Default Style".
> > I went back to the Windows 10 version and I changed the font to something 
> > radically different to what i really wanted and it did change a lot of the 
> > document with that style but not all of it.  I think i missed it before 
> > because the paragraph that i had on the screen didn;t change but when i 
> > changed it to a weird font it scrolled the text up the screen a few lines 
> > so i could the text below it and see a change. So i changed the font back 
> > to something sensible and it worked but it did not change the font size at 
> > all, it was stuck at 14pt even though i changed it to 12pt.
> > I've discovered that if i change the font/size in "default style", it 
> > affects other parts of the document that has "text body" style applied.
> > Its the same on version 6 on linux.
> >
> >> Regards,
> >> Ricardo
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>> regards
> >>>
> >>> Ian
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