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Word Style Names in English, Danish, German, French

There may be situations where you need to know the name of a built-in style in another language. This article lets you download a PDF document that contains the built-in style names in English, Danish, German and French.

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Updated 2-Nov-2010: Now the style list contains a total of 267 built-in styles. Thanks to Tony Jollans who provided information that helped me find missing style names in German and French.

For further information about the problems that may occur if you create templates and/or macros to be used on PCs with different language versions of Microsoft Word installed, read the article Macro – Create List of Local Built-in Style Names.

Note that the macros available in the above mentioned article lets you create a list of built-in style names in any available language of Microsoft Word, provided you have access to a PC with that language version of Microsoft Word installed.

About the PDF document ready for download

The document you can download via the link below contains a pre-completed table that includes the following for each built-in style – a total of 276 styles are included:

  • The style name in English, Danish, German and French (example: Body Text, Br°dtekst, Textk÷rper, Corps de texte)
  • The VBA style name constant (example: wdStyleBodyText)
  • The corresponding VBA style name number (example: -67)


Related information

You will find more details on this subject in the article Macro – Create List of Local Built-in Style Names.


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