I am new to InDesign, was expert in PageMaker. Have CS6, and used File>Open to bring a PageMaker document into CS6. All the styles from the original document came in. But all styles except Body Text have a small diskette icon that displays in the Paragraph Style window. When I try to:
Appreciate help; I'm wasting a lot of time on this.
Try to save / export your INDD file to IDML, open that and save again as INDD.
Also check to be sure you haven't also assigned a character style to to the text in addition to the paragraph style.