Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
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If you would rather change only one part of a theme, such as a document’s fonts, use
the Colors, Fonts, or Effects command button on the Design tab.
Figure 16-2: The Themes menu.
Modifying or creating a theme
You can’t create your own themes from scratch, but you can modify existing themes to make your
own, custom theme. You start by modifying existing theme colors and fonts:
To create a custom color theme, choose Colors ⇒ Customize Colors. Use the Create New
Theme Colors dialog box to pick and choose which colors apply to text or various graphical
elements in your document.
To create a custom font theme, choose Fonts ⇒ Customize Fonts. Use the Create New Theme
Fonts dialog box to select fonts — one for the headings and another for the body text.
In each case, give the new theme a name and save it. You can then choose that theme from the
Custom area of either the Colors or Fonts menu.
When you’re using a set of theme colors, fonts, and graphics styles — even if you didn’t create them
yourself but, rather, used them merely to organize your document — you can collect the various
elements as a theme: Choose Save Current Theme from the Theme menu, and use the dialog box to