Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
The prototype design.
A rectangle AutoShape
laid over the
In the Format AutoShape dialog box, specify the desired amount of
translucency for the overlaid shape. In this case, enter 30% transparency. To
maximize the translucent effect and avoid visual confusion, choose the Line
Color, No Line for the overlay, which eliminates the rectangle's unnecessary
outline border (Figure 10.4).
With the overlay in place, the table portion of the screen is visually deemphasized
while still sufficiently visible for reference (Figure 10.5, page 196).