UpdateStyles Method

Copies all styles from the attached template into the document, overwriting any existing styles in the document that have the same name.


expression Required. An expression that returns a Document object.


This example copies the styles from the attached template into each open document, and then it closes each document.

For Each aDoc In Documents
    aDoc.Close SaveChanges:=wdSaveChanges
Next aDoc

This example changes the formatting of the Heading 1 style in the template attached to the active document. The UpdateStyles method updates the styles in the active document, including the Heading 1 style.

Set aDoc = ActiveDocument.AttachedTemplate.OpenAsDocument
With aDoc.Styles(wdStyleHeading1).Font
    .Name = "Arial"
    .Bold = False
End With
aDoc.Close SaveChanges:=wdSaveChanges

Applies to | Document Object

See Also | CopyStylesFromTemplate Method | OpenAsDocument Method | UpdateStylesOnOpen Property