CHANGING A DOCUMENT’S THEME - Microsoft Office 2016: The Complete Guide (2015)

Microsoft Office 2016: The Complete Guide (2015)


All documents that are created are based on a template. This template includes a mixture of harmonized colors, fonts, and effects that visually bear a certain tone. If you want to modify the appearance of a document, you can apply a different theme.

You have a variety of theme to select from and can adjust the colors or font to your liking. You can also change the paragraph spacing and visual effects that are related to a theme.

From the Design tab located in the Document Formatting group:

Tap on the Themes button to display the Themes menu.

Point to each Thumbnail in turn to display a live preview of the theme.

Tap on the Facet to change the colors and fonts to those defined for that theme in the Themes gallery.

Tap on the Colors button to show the colors menu in the Document Formatting group.

Position your cursor on the Palette you like.

You can also adjust the color palette of any theme, to do this:

Click the Color palette you like in the Theme Colors gallery.

Tap on the Fonts button to display the Theme Fonts menu.