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Microsoft® Office Word 2007 Plain & Simple by Marianne Moon, Jerry Joyce

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Controlling the Look: Themes, Styles, and Fonts

Microsoft Office Word 2007 provides powerful tools that make it possible for you to easily create professional-looking documents. To simplify the design process—and thereby avoid the chaos that’s often a problem in heavily formatted documents—Word’s tools help you build consistent layouts with a minimum of hassle.

Themes: The master controllers of the design, themes set many elements, including the default fonts; the color schemes for text, horizontal and vertical lines, and backgrounds; and the shading and shadow effects in graphics. When you change a theme, you change the entire appearance of your document. You can change the whole theme or only individual elements—the default fonts, for example, ...

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