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Special Edition Using Microsoft® Office Excel® 2007 by Bill MrExcel Jelen

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Chapter 5. Galleries, Live Preview, and Themes

In this chapter

Using Galleries 88

Using Live Preview 90

Understanding Themes 91

A goal of Microsoft Excel 2007 is to make it easy to make great-looking documents. To this end, Microsoft has included 20 professionally designed themes. A theme is a combination of colors, fonts, and effects. If you change the theme, your whole document instantly gains a new look. Themes can be used across Excel, PowerPoint, and Word.

In addition to the 20 built-in themes, you can download new themes from Office Online, or create new custom themes (for example, to match your company’s logo colors).

Galleries are new to Excel. Organized in rows and columns, a gallery is a drop-down that may contain 20 thumbnails of professionally ...

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