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For example one may say:

"This document is well formatted" or "This document is well styled" - What are the differences here, if any?

What about the task: "formatting" or "styling", are these usable in this context or should I use another word?

  • What do you know about the difference between the underlying verbs format and style, if there is any? Does the meaning of the corresponding nouns add anyting to your understanding? – Canis Lupus Mar 19 '15 at 23:26
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    Well, AFAIK, both verb mean to apply some rules of presentation to a document, for example, having titles in bold, and paragraphs in block text. In my perception format seems somewhat more technical, and style somewhat more free (artful), but with the question I want to ask if this is commonly perceived as such. – Marcel Mar 19 '15 at 23:41
  • @Marcel, I agree - that comment could be an answer. – David Garner Mar 20 '15 at 10:44

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