Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
To create a custom font set:
Click the Fonts button in the Themes section of the Options ribbon.
Select Create New Theme Fonts from the menu. Outlook displays the Create New Theme
Fonts dialog box as shown in Figure 5.19.
Select a new heading font and/or body font from the lists provided.
Enter a name for the font set in the Name box.
Creating a custom set of theme fonts.
Changing the Page Background
Sometimes you may not want to apply a theme or stationery to a message but only to change the
message background. Outlook provides the ability to use a color, gradient, texture, pattern, or
picture as the message background. You can also change the background that has been assigned to a
message as part of a stationery or theme. To change the page background, click the Page Color
button in the Themes section of the Options ribbon. Outlook displays the Theme Colors menu as
shown in Figure 5.20. Then do one of the following:
n Click the desired color on the displayed palette.
n Click No Color to remove an existing background from the message.
n Click More Colors to select from a wider palette of colors.
n Click Fill Effects to use a gradient, texture, pattern, or image as the background.
If you select Fill Effects from the Theme Colors menu, Outlook displays the dialog box that is
shown in Figure 5.21. You can see that this dialog has tabs for gradients, textures, patterns, and
pictures. Select the appropriate tab and then make entries as needed to get the background you