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I can't seem to apply graphic styles to objects if they're behind a clipping mask.

I encountered this problem when I wanted to use graphic styles in order to change the fill colour of a symbol instance that contains a clip group. It is the same with clip groups that aren't within symbols.

Is there a way to apply graphic styles to symbol instances containing clip groups?

Here's an screen shot of the symbol layers:

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Are the styles object styles or group styles? Are you aware that there are two different Graphic Style types? –  Scott Aug 29 '13 at 13:56
I wasn't aware of this. Following your answer to another question I applied fill and stroke colour to a group and dragged it to the Graphic Styles panel. There it appears devoid of such colouring, and indeed the Appearance panel for the originating group doesn't list it either. I then applied that style to my symbol but it didn't change appearance. I also tried it on groups with clipping masks without using Symbols with the same result. –  seron Aug 31 '13 at 18:16
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