Steve Thank you, thank you, thank you! Of course you do know that Microsoft knows what's best for us don't you. When you click File to display Backstage view, the column on the left also appears in that Microsoft blue. The flat look of grey eye death is finally gone! Now on the right hand screen you will see the option to change the Outlook 2013 theme. I can't tell you how much happier I am to be back and running Outlook 2010. I know this is a pain but it worksYes, that's worth considering, but it may not solve the problem.
The ribbon changes to include more space between tools in the various ribbon groups. The invisible-until-hover scrollbars will make for a nice uptick in tickets. I mean person, has decided is Design. I've done some testing - if I change the theme to dark gray, close all the apps, then re-open an app, I can see the dark gray theme for a moment but then it reverts. As I mentioned in the original thread but wanted to point out here, I actually had to retreat from the gray themes because it makes an already wrong situation worse. If this is Microsoft's new schtick. There is feature after countless feature removed from Office 2010.
Apparently they did no focus groups. It looks like they spent all their time removing things. Big blocks of color coming at you. We have installed Office 2013 64bit on 13workstations, but found out that clients require Office 2010 32bit for some programs that are linked. Unfortunately we are encountering a problem where the theme reverts to white every time an Office app is closed. Outlook and all of the Office apps are so… white. I'm absolutely baffled as to what the Office team has been doing for the past 3 years.
Following your lead, I checked out the reg entry you named. Choose the desired fonts under the 'Heading' font and 'Body' font fields. Is there any way to downgrade this to 2010? It is truly a travesty what they've done with Office 2013. Here's an example of the white Theme in PowerPoint: On the Mac you can choose between two Office themes: Colorful or Classic. I just want to know how to fix it. I have three monitors and excel s-sheets open, email and word, the usual thing and I get a screen of utter dullness.
Then I went back and increased the font size. Personal note: I still have the Navigation Strip at the bottom, even on my 768 pixel high netbook. If you choose Light Gray, the ribbon is displayed in a light gray color. Click File at the top left of the screen to pull up a backstage panel. If you thought the Dark Gray theme wasn't dark enough, here's how to enable the higher contrast, Black theme. However some of the tips on here helped.
Similarly, in Word I use solid black on white, and in Excel I often use alternating conditional formatting of yellow and white like the old green-and-white line-printer computer paper. There should be, at least, an option to revert to the styling of Outlook 2010 which was pleasant to use and perfectly functional. I didn't realize how bright the default settings were until I got a new tablet. This could make the overview less clear as it was. I changed my laptop to Windows 8 Pro, and I'm terribly missing Outlook 2007 on Windows 7.
I told her just go in and customize it, and when she told me the choices were white, light gray and dark gray I couldn't believe it. You can also add a little gray scale decoration to the upper right corner of the application. I'm still searching for a solution to change the marvelous light blue letters on white background in the reader pane. I can maybe help out! I want to add my total disappointment too to the current 3 shades of no-color only themes for Office 2013. You can choose White, Light Gray, or Dark Gray as your Office Theme.
The program you've selected will use the new Black theme. But there is a bug that I mentioned in the other thread, the dark grey scheme was added at the last minute as it wasn't in the preview version, and the foreground text colour isn't dark enough against that grey. Maybe at that age your eyes change so one does see differently. I think this is less of an age thing I'm in my late 40s, so older but not ancient but more about what your profession and life requires and how you prefer to work. Find tips and tutorials for content marketing, business writing, creative writing and all sorts of academic, essays, dissertation, research papers and proposals. The point of the spreadsheet is to display rows of data, as many as can legibly fit on the screen preferably with alternating row colors or color groups from conditional formatting to ease identifications of rows of related data.
They have become so powerful, they do not need our input any longer. Outlook 2013's default layout and color scheme has almost no contrasting colors to show where the navigation bars and sections are. In Outlook 2013, this is now no longer possible within Outlook. Jaynet Zhang If you are user and have any feedback on our support quality, please send your feedback. I hate it so far. So, read on after the jump, and find out how to give your Office 2013 utilities a personal touch! Even though at least one of the provided themes is workable for most people albeit with some adjustment time , the lack of some true themes to choose from remains a bit disappointing. It's rare I make a comment in a public forum such as this, but I have to completely agree.
I just spent a few hours uninstalling Office 2013 and re-installing Office 2010 - and resetting up my e-mail and such. In addition to switching it on or off, you also the option to set the separator to small dots, large dots and dashes. It was hard enough with Office 2010. Incredibly poor design that I won't be upgrading to on any computer that I actually use. For one thing the monitor brightness is at a good setting for everything else I do. Stop forcing users into a path that they will not choose willingly.