Re: Custom Shading Colours in Word 2010

Subject: Re: Custom Shading Colours in Word 2010
From: Chris Morton <salt -dot- morton -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Fri, 15 Apr 2011 08:39:25 -0700

Sorry, but I have to ask:

You are saving the file as a .DOT, are you not?

On Fri, Apr 15, 2011 at 8:16 AM, Ben Davies <bdavies -at- imris -dot- com> wrote:

> Hello
>
> I am creating a template in Word 2010. I want to apply a specific colour of
> shading to the top cells in our tables (RGB 195, 233, 245).
>
> Once I apply the shading to the cell, the colour appears in the paint can
> drop down menu, making it very easy to re-create the shading by clicking the
> paint can colour. However, when I close the document and open it again, the
> custom colour that was created gets removed from the paint can drop down.
> For end users, this would mean they have to enter the specific colour code
> to get the proper shading, which absolutely will not fly in my company. If
> we use coloured shading, there needs to be an easy way for users to
> re-create it...
>
> Does anyone know how to create a custom shading colour in Word 2010 and get
> it to stay on the paint can drop down menu after closing and re-opening the
> document?
>
> Ben
>
>
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