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How to: Create New Character Style

The following example illustrates how to create a character style in code.

To achieve the required result, do the following:

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Document document = server.Document;
server.LoadDocument("Documents\\Grimm.docx", DocumentFormat.OpenXml);
CharacterStyle cstyle = document.CharacterStyles["MyCStyle"];
if (cstyle == null)
    cstyle = document.CharacterStyles.CreateNew();
    cstyle.Name = "MyCStyle";
    cstyle.Parent = document.CharacterStyles["Default Paragraph Font"];
    cstyle.ForeColor = System.Drawing.Color.DarkOrange;
    cstyle.Strikeout = StrikeoutType.Double;
    cstyle.FontName = "Verdana";
DocumentRange myRange = document.Paragraphs[0].Range;
CharacterProperties charProps =
charProps.Style = cstyle;