Automatically italicize hidden text



Hi all, I regularly use hidden text when creating documents for my classes so
I can refresh my memory on the answers to questions I pose to my students.
However, I often find myself looking for my hidden text in documents that
I've printed, since the hidden text is the same font as the viewable text.
Is there a setting I can change in Word 2003 that will automatically change
my hidden text to italics (or any other format)? I realize I can change the
text manually as I'm typing it, but I was wondering if there isn't something
a bit more integrated.

Thanks for your help.

Herb Tyson [MVP]

My suggestion would be to create a character style--perhaps named Hidden.
Include italics as part of that style's definition. Then, rather than
applying the hidden attribute to text with the answers, apply the Hidden
style instead. This will give you the hidden and italic attributes in one
fell swoop.

Doug Robbins - Word MVP on

The best thing to do would be to create a new character style that has the
required formatting.

Hope this helps.

Please reply to the newsgroup unless you wish to avail yourself of my
services on a paid consulting basis.

Doug Robbins - Word MVP, originally posted via

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