How do I restore default font after applying a character style



In Word 2000, the style dropdown in the toolbar included a "default font"
option that could be used to remove a character style.

In Word 2003, there is only a "Clear formatting" option, which changes the
selection back to Normal, which is not what I want to do.

So is there a way to just remove the character formatting so the the text
uses the same font as the paragraph style?


"Reset Char" is given as both Ctrl-Space and Ctrl-Shift-Z. "Reset
Para" is given as Ctrl-Q.

Suzanne S. Barnhill

Although the Ctrl+Spacebar shortcut for removing default font formatting is
(to my mind) easier than using the Style dropdown, you can certainly add
Default Paragraph Font to the list. Open the Styles & Formatting task pane
and choose Show: Custom, which opens the Format Settings dialog. Check the
box for Default Paragraph Font and the box for "Save settings in template,"
and DPF will be displayed by default. You can also add any other styles
you'd like displayed by default.

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