Selection.ClearCharacterStyle Method (Word)

Office 2013 and later

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Removes character formatting that has been applied through character styles from the selected text.

expression .ClearCharacterStyle

expression An expression that returns a Selection object.

This method does not remove character formatting that a user has applied manually. To remove manually applied character formatting, use the ClearCharacterDirectFormatting method. To remove all character formatting, both style and manual formatting, use the ClearCharacterAllFormatting method.

Note Note

To remove paragraph formatting, see the ClearParagraphAllFormatting, ClearParagraphDirectFormatting, or ClearParagraphStyle method.