StyleCollection class

StyleCollection class

A collection of Style objects that represent both the built-in and user-defined styles in a document. To learn more, visit the Working with Styles and Themes documentation article.


Name Description
__getitem__(index) Gets a style by index.


Name Description
count Gets the number of styles in the collection.
default_font Gets document default text formatting.
default_paragraph_format Gets document default paragraph formatting.
document Gets the owner document.


Name Description
add(type, name) Creates a new user defined style and adds it the collection.
add_copy(style) Copies a style into this collection.
clear_quick_style_gallery() Removes all styles from the Quick Style Gallery panel.
get_by_name(name) Gets a style by name or alias.
get_by_style_identifier(sti) Gets a built-in style by its locale independent identifier.


Shows how to create and use a paragraph style with list formatting.

doc = aw.Document()
builder = aw.DocumentBuilder(doc)

# Create a custom paragraph style.
style = doc.styles.add(aw.StyleType.PARAGRAPH, "MyStyle1")
style.font.size = 24 = "Verdana"
style.paragraph_format.space_after = 12

# Create a list and make sure the paragraphs that use this style will use this list.
style.list_format.list = doc.lists.add(aw.lists.ListTemplate.BULLET_DEFAULT)
style.list_format.list_level_number = 0

# Apply the paragraph style to the document builder's current paragraph, and then add some text. = style
builder.writeln("Hello World: MyStyle1, bulleted list.")

# Change the document builder's style to one that has no list formatting and write another paragraph. = doc.styles.get_by_name("Normal")
builder.writeln("Hello World: Normal.") + "Styles.paragraph_style_bulleted_list.docx")

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