How to use Building Block Gallery in Word

Word 2007 & 2010 provides a gallery of style blocks known as Building Blocks Organizer. You can use these style blocks to create professional looking documents. The gallery also provides an option to store your own style blocks for future use. This saves your time and effort.

To access the Building Blocks Organizer

1.    On the Ribbon, under the tab Insert and within the group Text, click Quick Parts. A drop-down menu appears.

2.    From the menu, click Building Blocks Organizer. The building blocks gallery pops up.


To insert a style block

Select a block from the list, click  Insert.


To store your own blocks to Building Blocks Organizer

1.   Select the style block.

2.   On the Ribbon, under the tab Insert and within the group Text, click Quick Parts. A drop-down menu appears.

3.   From the bottom of the menu, click the Save Selection to Quick Part Gallery option. Quick part is added to the organizer.

You can sort the gallery list by clicking the column heading (i.e. Name).


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3 thoughts on “How to use Building Block Gallery in Word

  1. I want to search for a particular building block to delete it, rather than have to scroll right through the gallery to find it.

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