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Editing Character Styles in the CC Library

Community Beginner ,
Sep 14, 2016 Sep 14, 2016

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Hi,

My team at work are using a shared Library to keep our designs consistent. We share colors, graphics, and character styles. If our graphic standards change, we can easily right-click on a Color or Graphic in the Library and choose Edit to update that item and it will update everyone's documents automatically.

The problem we are running into is that there doesn't seem to be a way to edit Character Styles in the Library. We have tried updating the style in a document and pushed it to the Library with the same file name hoping it would over-write the old style but it doesn't. We end up with two Character Styles with the same name just different properties. Then we have to go through every document and manually apply the new Character Style which we think defeats the purpose of the Library.

Is there something we are doing wrong or is the edit feature just not available for Character Styles in the Library? If the Edit option isn't available has anyone found a work-around to edit a Character Style in the Library so our documents will automatically update?

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Nick

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Enthusiast , Sep 16, 2016 Sep 16, 2016
Hi NickThe edit feature isn't yet available for Character and Paragraph Styles. The styles are also not linked to the styles in the document.BestHaeme Ulrich

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Enthusiast ,
Sep 16, 2016 Sep 16, 2016

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Hi Nick

The edit feature isn't yet available for Character and Paragraph Styles. The styles are also not linked to the styles in the document.

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Haeme Ulrich

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Community Beginner ,
Feb 27, 2020 Feb 27, 2020

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Is there any update, or plan to add support for editing Character and Paragraph Styles in the Library?

 

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Joshua

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Community Beginner ,
May 29, 2020 May 29, 2020

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I have the exact same issue. Working on a graphic profile for a company with different A-format templates and would really really be convenient if our paragraph-styles were synced (so if editing in one doc, all others were updated) and editable.

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Explorer ,
Sep 29, 2020 Sep 29, 2020

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I am also waiting on this feature.

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Aug 06, 2021 Aug 06, 2021

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It will be very helpful.

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New Here ,
Jun 29, 2020 Jun 29, 2020

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Still waiting for this feature too!

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