Microsoft Word can detect formatting inconsistencies in your documents for you. For example, you may want to have all the headings in a document formatted the exact same way, but you inadvertently formatted some of them differently. Word can detect these inconsistencies as you are typing and underline them with a blue wavy line to alert you.
You can configure Word to do this for you using the steps outlined below:
- Within Word, click Tools > Options, and click the Edit tab
- Under the Editing Options section, place a check beside "Keep track of formatting inconsistencies" and the option to "Mark formatting inconsistencies"
Your formatting inconsistencies will now be marked in your document with a blue wavy line. When this occurs, you can right click the blue wavy line to reveal a context menu of options.