Transferring a whole set of font, etc

Is there any way to take the whole set of attributes - font, spacing, size, etc - from one document and effect them in another document?

Yes - select the text whose formatting you want to copy, then go to Format > Formatting > Copy Formatting (yes, that’s a lot of "Format"s!); then select the text you want to change and go to Format > Formatting > Paste Formatting.

Hope that helps.

All the best,

Excellent, worked like a dream! Thank you.