Posted by: Anonymous Coward
on June 26, 2005 12:33 PM
Word violates the very reason for using styles. Try to apply a style to a paragraph in Word. Then try to italicize a single word. Now you have to explain to Word that, no, I don't really want to redefine the style. I just want to override the style this time on this one thing.
After two or three paragraphs, you'll turn styles off because they're more aggravation than they're worth.
Thw whole point of using styles is that you apply the style to format the text, not apply the style to the text to redefine the style. Redefining the current style should be a choice you have to make, not a prompt you have to continually answer, mostly in the negative.
Writer has room for improvement in its use of styles, but Word is completely broken when it comes to styles. Advantage: Writer