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If you create or modify an outline by using the Outlining toolbar in print layout view in Word, the outline does not respond as expected.
Also, if you create an outline in outline view, some aspects of that outline are not displayed as expected when you switch to print layout view.
Print layout view and outline view have different functions. Word displays and prints documents differently in these views.
To see the best representation of how Word will print a document, work in print layout view.
You can configure Word make the formatting between outline view and print layout view look similar. To do this, follow the steps in the "How to Link Formatting Styles to Outline Style Levels" section of this article, and then use one of the methods that follow that section to create the outline.
How to Link Formatting Styles to Outline Style Levels
Create a New Formatting StyleCreate a unique formatting style that corresponds to each level of the outline that you will use. To do this, follow these steps:
Link Styles to Outline LevelsLink the styles that you created to the corresponding levels in an outline style. To do this, follow these steps:
Method 1: Select an Outline Style
Method 2: Apply Custom Outline Styles in Outline View
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