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Paragraph Styles

How to Apply Paragraph Styles in Google Docs

Paragraph Styles

A style is a saved set of text formatting that can be used over and over. They are great for keeping formatting consistent.

Use Paragraph Styles

  1. Select the text you want to apply a style to.
  2. Click the Styles list arrow.
  3. Select a style.
    Paragraph Styles

Update Paragraph Styles

Now, if you want to update one of the styles with your own formatting, you can do that too.

  1. Apply the text format you want to use for the style.
  2. Click the Styles list arrow.
  3. Click the menu arrow for the style you want to update.
  4. Select Update [style] to match.
    Paragraph Styles

Reset Paragraph Styles

If you later decide that you don’t like the custom style, you can always reset it to the original.

  1. Click the Styles list arrow.
  2. Click Options.
  3. Select Reset styles.
    Paragraph Styles

All of the styles are reset to the default formatting.

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