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Default format change on line changes entire doc

I think I have a problem with my template or style definitions. A few weeks ago this problem started and I can not find how to stop it, now it is happening on other peoples systems whom I share documents with.

When you change the formatting (font, color, bullet, indent, etc) of any line, the formatting is applied to the entire document. The solution is to "undo" and the formatting is only applied to the line selected... example:

i insert a bullet point in front of an existing sentence by clicking the bullet point button
each paragraph in the entire document is now bulleted
click "undo" and all bullets are removed from all paragraphs except the one orginally intended to be bulleted

The same behavior happens with all other formatting options....

Where do I need to fix this??? Its driving me nuts. I've screwed up entire documents and have had to re-format others 4-5 times to get the formating correct due to all the "format" "undo" "re-do" etc going on.
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Default format change on line changes entire doc

See http://word.mvps.org/FAQs/Formatting...eformatted.htm.

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On Tue, 31 Mar 2009 19:05:12 +0100, TPS wrote:


I think I have a problem with my template or style definitions. A few
weeks ago this problem started and I can not find how to stop it, now
it is happening on other peoples systems whom I share documents with.

When you change the formatting (font, color, bullet, indent, etc) of
any line, the formatting is applied to the entire document. The
solution is to "undo" and the formatting is only applied to the line
selected... example:

i insert a bullet point in front of an existing sentence by clicking

the bullet point button
each paragraph in the entire document is now bulleted
click "undo" and all bullets are removed from all paragraphs except

the one orginally intended to be bulleted

The same behavior happens with all other formatting options....

Where do I need to fix this??? Its driving me nuts. I've screwed up
entire documents and have had to re-format others 4-5 times to get the
formating correct due to all the "format" "undo" "re-do" etc going on.

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