Microsoft Office 2013 is one of the best packages Microsoft have ever launched. Office 2013 is better than antecedent versions in terms of UI as well as features. You have so many options and cloud synchronization. The Microsoft Word 2013 and Excel 2013 are two precious stones of MS Office 2013.
These two tools are the most useful for students, employees and everyone else out there. You can add different formats such as bold, italic, underline, and a ton of other things by just one click (for each). However, let’s assume that you have to add bold, italic and underline on the fifty words and each of them does not come together. Each line of your document has a single or two word.
At such moment, you can simply make use of this trick and apply multiple formats in bulk. You do not have to install any third party software or Office add-on to get things done.
How to Apply Multiple Formats in Bulk in Word 2013
Although, I am going to show you this tricks with Word 2013, yet you can do the same with Excel 2013.
Step 1: Open Microsoft Word 2013 and navigate to “View” tab.
Step 2: You will get an option called “Macros”. Click on it and select “Record Macro”.
Step 3: Now, you can add a name to recognize your macro (all-in-one button). Do write a small description if you want to create quite same macros.
In addition, make sure “All Documents (Normal.dotm)” is selected in the drop-down box.
Step 4: After doing everything, just hit the “OK” button. Now, your recording is started automatically. Now, you can select multiple formats (e.g. Bold, Italic, underline, H1, H2 etc.). There is no limitation.
Step 5: After adding all the formats in your macro, just hit the “Stop Recording” button. This button is positioned after proofing button.
Now, your macro is ready. But, still you may have to click multiple buttons to apply the macro. However, the following steps will let you add a quick access button for that macro.
Step 6: Click on the “File” menu of your Word 2013 and go to “Options”. After that, navigate to “Quick Access Toolbar” tab. Expand the drop-down menu and select “Macros”.
Step 7: Now, you can find all recorded macros on the left side. Just select than and click the “Add” button. Then, hit the “Modify” button.
Step 8: In this step, you can select a unique logo so that you can identify it on your Quick Access Toolbar.
Step 9: Now, everything is set. If you want to apple selected formats on any word, sentence or paragraph, just select that and click on the corresponding button.
That’s all. Hope this little trick will help you a lot.
To make a lot words bold or anything, you can obviously use keyboard shortcut. Nevertheless, it becomes really very time consuming when you need to make fifty or sixty words bold, italic and more. At such moment, you can simply create a Macro and record all the things to apply them later in automation.