Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
Theme elements or components
When you create a style or other template feature with a color other than Automatic, make sure the color you apply is
one of the Theme Colors, not one of the Standard Colors in the color gallery. The Theme Colors will change as desired
when you change themes, but the Standard Colors won’t change.
If you click Customize Colors at the bottom of the gallery shown in Figure 8.33, the Create
New Theme Colors dialog box shown in Figure 8.34 appears, where you can customize the
colors and create your own theme colors. Click the various color buttons to display the color
gallery, and click alternate colors as desired. Enter the theme colors set name in the
Name text box, and then click OK. The ﬁ le will be saved in .xml format in C:\Users\
user name \AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Templates\Document Themes\Theme
Colors . (This folder is created the ﬁ rst time you save a theme.)
Create a custom set of theme colors here.
Theme fonts are a bit simpler to understand because there are only two components: the
heading font and body text font. Click the Fonts button in the Document Formatting group
of the Design tab to change theme fonts. Notice in Figure 8.35 that the Arial Black-Arial
theme fonts are selected. For each theme, the larger font shown is the one that will be
applied to Heading styles (Heading 1, Heading 2, and so on), and the smaller one is the one
that will be applied to body text.