Thursday, March 02, 2006

Variations on a Theme by Office

Great overview of document integration via themes...

"Howard Cooperstein is a Lead Program Manager in the PowerPoint and OfficeArt group.

This week's post is third in a series on Office Themes. The first post was an overview, in the second we looked inside an Office Theme file. This week I wrap up the series, but the discussion about Office Themes, PowerPoint and OfficeArt will continue over in our new team blog. (Happy now, Loki?)

Themes, Documents & Templates
Let's start with a quick look at the relationship between Themes, Documents, and Templates.

An Office Theme is a standalone file type. They are what you see in the Theme gallery. Every document created with Office 2007 has a theme inside it--even blank, new documents. When you apply a new theme it replaces the default theme with a new "look." A template is a special "starter" document type; when you open it you get a fresh new document with all the content, layout, formatting and the theme from the that template."   continued ...   (Via Jensen Harris)

Themes in depth. - User Interface Design, Human Computer Interaction (HCI), Ergonomics

Themes in depth


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