Review the text formatting quickly using the Reveal Formatting task pane

Word 365
This feature allows you to quickly review the font and paragraph formatting (and section formatting) used in your text.

To use Reveal Formatting, select the text for which you want to view the formatting information and press Shift+F1.

The Reveal Formatting pane will open:

Reveral pane in Word 2016
  • To view the formatting on a word, click on the word
  • To view the formatting on more than one word of the text, select the text fragment

Another, more long way to open the Reveal Formatting pane:

   1.   On the Home tab, in the Styles group, click the dialog box launcher:

Styles in Word 2016

   2.   In the Styles pane, click the Style Inspector button:

Styles pane Word 2016

   3.   In the Style Inspector dialog box, click the Reveal Formatting button:

Style Inspector Word 2016

See also this tip in French: Comment analyser la mise en forme du texte rapidement en utilisant le volet de Révéler la mise en forme.

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