Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
1. Click the shape you want to format. To apply the same formatting to multiple
shapes, press and hold the Ctrl key, and then click the other shapes.
2. On the Format tool tab, in the Shape Styles group, select a combination of ill,
border, and effects from the Shape Styles gallery.
1. Select the shape or shapes you want to format.
2. In the Shape Styles group, click the Shape Fill arrow, and then do one of the
❍ To add or change a ill color, click the color you want.
To choose no color, click No Fill .
To use a color that isn’t one of the theme colors, click More Fill Colors , and
then either click the color that you want on the Standard page, or mix your
own color on the Custom page. Custom colors and colors on the Standard
page do not update if you later change the document theme.
To adjust the transparency of the shape, click More Fill Colors . At the bottom
of the Colors dialog box, move the Transparency slider, or enter a number in
the box next to the slider. You can vary the percentage of transparency from
0% (fully opaque, the default setting) to 100% (fully transparent).
❍ To add or change a ill picture, click Picture . In the Insert Pictures dialog box,
locate the folder that contains the picture that you want to use, click the
picture file, and then click Insert .
❍ To add or change a ill gradient, click Gradient , and then click the gradient
variation you want. To customize the gradient, click More Gradients and then,
in the Format Shape pane, choose the options you want.
❍ To add or change a ill texture, click Texture , and then click the texture you
want. To customize the texture, click More Textures and then, in the Format
Shape pane, choose the options that you want.
3. Click the Shape Outline arrow, and then select the outline color, weight, style, and
4. Click the Shape Effects arrow, and then select the shadow, reflection, glow, soft
edge, beveled edge, and rotation effects you want.