Please note : This help page is for an older version of Enteprise Archtiect. The latest help can be found here.

Visual Styles

It is possible to change the overall style and color of the Enterprise Architect user interface to match the standard styles (or themes) of a number of Microsoft Office and Visual Studio product releases.

Access    View | Visual Style | Select Visual Style

Reset the style of the user interface

Step

Action

See also

1

On the Application Look dialog, select the radio button for the style you want to set.

Note that if you select the:

Microsoft Office 2007, Microsoft Office 2010 or Microsoft Office 2013 radio buttons, you can also select from a drop-down list of base-color options
Microsoft Visual Studio 2012 radio button, you can also select either a dark or a light base color
Microsoft Office 2013 and Microsoft Visual Studio 2012 radio buttons, the Accent Color field, is enabled, and you can select from a drop-down list of colors for the active window borders and highlighting

 

 

2

To just try out a style, select it and click on the Apply button.

The current user interface setup is redisplayed in the selected style.

 

 

3

When you have selected the style you want to use, click on the OK button.

 

 

Notes

You can also apply a specific color and format theme to all diagrams that you display

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