Appearance of Active Window



I recently "upgraded" to Word 2007. Always before, the title bar of the
active window was blue and the inactive windows were gray. Now, the active
window and inactive window both have a gray title bar, with only a tiny
distinction in the shade of gray and the text.

Since I use two monitors and often have documents open on both screens, it
was useful to be able to tell at a glance which window was active. Where do I
change the appearance of the windows? I've tried changing the color scheme to
blue, but that doesn't provide the contrast I'm hoping for. On the Appearance
tab of the Display Properties window, I have Windows Classic style and
Windows Standard selected, but this doesn't seem to apply to Word.

I've gone through the Word Options, but haven't run across the right spot to
change the appearance of the active window. Can anybody tell me where to find



Jay Freedman

Sorry, you can't find it because it isn't there. :-(

Jay Freedman
Microsoft Word MVP
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Aw shucks. That's the story of my life since 2007. Why on earth did they
create an "upgrade" that does so much less than the old version did and that
requires so much more effort? It seems like nothing works as well or as
easily as it did in 2003. Maybe someday I'll get used to it, but I'm
starting to feel like Gregor Samsa. I woke up one morning and my whole world
had changed.

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