Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
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Changing an Object’s Color, Outline Color, and Transparency
You can also make a graphic transparent by recoloring it. See Chapter 3 of
this mini-book.
Putting the outline around an object
The outline is the line that runs around the perimeter of an object. Put an
outline color around an object to give it more definition or make it stand out.
Figure 4-13 shows examples of outlines. What a shape outline looks like has
to do with the color, width, and dash style you choose for it.
Figure 4-13:
An object’s
outline has
to do with
its color,
width, and
dash type.
Follow these steps to change an object’s outline:
1. Select the object.
2. Change the outline.
Chapter 4
Use one of these techniques to change the outline:
• OntheFormattab,clicktheShapeOutlinebutton.Then,onthe
drop-down list, choose a color, weight, and dash type.
• ClicktheShapeStylesgroupbuttontoopentheFormattaskpane
(see Figure 4-13). Then, under Line, choose a color, width, and
dash type.
To remove the outline from an object, click the Shape Outline button
and choose No Outline or choose No Line in the Format task pane.
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