Word comes with standard styles but you can also create your own. In previous tips, I showed you how to create your own styles in various versions of Word.

If you create a style and no longer use it, you may want to get rid of it. The steps below outline how you can delete a style. Keep in mind that you can delete any style you create but you cannot delete any of the standard Word styles.

To delete a style in Word 2007:

  1. Press CTRL + SHIFT + ALT + S to open the Styles window.
  2. Hover the mouse pointer over the appropriate style.
  3. Click the drop down arrow that appears beside the style.
  4. Click Delete from the menu.
  5. Click Yes to confirm your actions.