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Microsoft® Office Visio® 2007 Step by Step by Resources Online, Judy Lemke

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Applying Themes to Entire Diagrams

The quickest way to add polish to a diagram is to use a theme—a set of coordinated colors and effects that Visio applies to all the shapes and text in a diagram, including backgrounds and borders. Effect themes include font, fill, pattern, shadow, and line formatting. Color themes include fill formatting for shapes. You can combine color and effect themes in a diagram. After you choose from any of the themes in the Theme – Colors or Theme – Effects task pane, Visio applies the theme immediately; if you don’t like the result, you can simply choose a different theme. If you decide against applying a theme to your diagram, you simply click the color or effect theme named None.

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Effect themes also include formatting ...

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