How to change the default MS word color scheme

change ms word color scheme

How to change change ms word color scheme of Microsoft word application. If you are bored with the default Blue color scheme of Microsoft word (MS office applications), there are two other different color schemes( silver and black) hidden inside the word menu itself which you can choose to spice up your MS office applications

So how do you do that in Office 2007, the procedure is almost same in office 2010 also (more on that at the end of this post)

Step 1:  Open word 2007 and than click on the big orb on the extreme left corner of the menu bar and from the menu click on the “Word Options” button as shown below.

change ms word color scheme


Step 2:       In the next window click on the “Popular” button from the top left pane, and under the “change the most options in word” section from the right pane under the color scheme drop down click on the arrow and you will see three different color scheme “Blue,Silver and Black” as shown below.

change ms word color scheme

Step 3:     Choose the scheme of your choice say Black and click on OK button, your Office 2007 application color scheme will be set to black instantly.

NOTE: You can set your color scheme for office 2007/2010 through any application like word, excel etc and that will be automatically applicable to all other Office applications.

For Office 2010 : Under office 2010 , open Word 2010, and than click on the “File” tab than on Options, from the next window click on “General” in the left pane and under the “User interface options” on the right pane click on the arrow under “Color scheme” and follow the instruction as stated above.

That’s it !! as simple as that. Sometimes its good to change the color scheme just for a change, if you are bored with the all Blue schemes of windows.

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