AuthorTec Update Styles

This Word add-in allows you to rapidly apply updated styles from a master template to one or more documents. 

You can store one or more master templates and select the master style template you wish to use from the pull-down menu on the Update Styles dialog.

AuthorTec Update Styles is an add-in to Microsoft Office. It runs with:

  • PC Office 2019, 2016, 2013 and 2010

  • Mac Office 2019 and 2016

  • Office 365 with any of the PC or Mac desktop versions of Office listed above.



 Download Instructions


You will see two download links.

PC Office 2019, 2016, 2013, 2010

Mac Office 2019, 2016 


SAVE the download




Run the install



How to Access & Use

Open the Word document you want to use Update Styles with.

Click the Developer tab along the top of your screen.

You will see the new AuthorTec Update Styles button on the Developer tab ribbon.

Use AuthorTec Update Styles to:

  1. Store one or more master templates

  2. Select the master style template you wish to use 

  3. Choose are the file(s) you want to apply your updated styles


For additional guidance

View the AuthorTec Tutorials found under the HELP tab on this website.

If our online Help does not address your need please Contact Us



Uninstall on a PC

Should you need to uninstall AuthorTec Update Styles please follow these steps:

Part One

  1. Close Word

  2. Open Control Panel 

  3. Select Programs > Uninstall

  4. Select AuthorTec Update Styles

  5. Click Uninstall and allow a few moments for the uninstall to complete

Part Two

  1. Open Word and click the Developer tab

  2. If you do not see AuthorTec Update Styles then you are all set, the software is uninstalled

  3. If AuthorTec Update Styles is still showing up in Word, follow these additional steps:

    1.  Go to C:\Users\your name\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Word\STARTUP

    2. Find AuthorTec Update Styles in the list and delete it

    3. Go to C:\Users\your name\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Templates\Great Circle Learning\AuthorTec\2.0

    4. Delete the folder named UpdateStyles

  4. The uninstall is now complete