How to get here...
- Open one of the windows listed in the Overview to
the left, depending on the type of item appearance you
want to modify.
The following editor and property windows include an
appearance editor for modifying the item colors and font...
- Font name/style - These controls enable
the font, size, and style (bold, italic,
underline) to be modified.
The font size values are in points. The bold, italic,
and underline styles can be toggled using the B,
- Align - Text can be left, center, or
- Text color - This is the font color.
For this color property as well as the background colors,
you can select a color from the drop-down list. You can also
select a custom color.
Clicking the "More Colors..." button at the bottom of the
drop-down will result in the following window appearing,
where a custom color can be defined.
To define a custom color, click in the color wheel to select
a hue. Next, adjust the brightness by dragging the arrow up
or down in the slide to the right of the color wheel. A
preview of the color will be shown below the Cancel button.
If you see a color elsewhere on the screen that you'd like
to use, click in the gray box in the middle of the window.
The cursor will change to an eye dropper. Drag this to the
desired color and then release the mouse button. The window
will update to show the selected color. If you know the
exact HSB or RGB values, those can be entered in the area at
the bottom of the window. When finished, click the OK button
to use the specified custom color.
- Fill and border colors - These are the
background colors. You can select a primary background
color as well as a secondary color. The secondary color will
also be used as the border ciolor. The background colors will be
blended together using the specified gradient style. If the
gradient style is set to "No Gradient", the background color
will be the first color and the border color the second. If
you don't want to see a background color, you click "Transparent"
in the drop-down.
- Gradient style - This is the gradient
style to be used in blending the two background colors.
It also serves as a preview of how events belonging to the
calendar will appear using the current settings. To
select or preview other gradient styles, click the drop-down