You can change the global appearance of all elements throughout a model, using the Options dialog. Select the Tools | Options menu option, then select Standard Colors from the options tree.
To override the default appearance of an element, right-click on the element and select the Appearance | Configure Default Appearance menu option. The Configure Default Appearance dialog displays. Alternatively, use the Format toolbar. If the Format toolbar is not displayed, select the View | Toolbars | Format Tool menu option.
Note: You can adjust several elements at the same time. Select all of the required elements, right-click on one of them and select the Configure Default Appearance menu option.
Changing a Background, Font or Border Color
To reset the background color, font color or border color, follow the steps below:
|1.||On the Configure Default Appearance dialog, select the Background Color, Font Color or Border Color radio button as appropriate.|
|2.||Deselect the Use Default Colorcheckbox, to enable the Select button.|
|3.||Click on the Select button. The Color dialog displays.|
|4.||Select the required color (click on the Define Custom Colors>>> button and define a specific color if necessary) and click on the OK button. You return to the Configure Default Appearance dialog, on which the Preview panel indicates the selected color for the element.|
Note: To change to a different color, click on the Select button again, or to return to the default color, select the Use Default Color checkbox.
|5.||Click on the OK button. The new color is applied to the selected element or elements.|
Changing the Border Thickness
To change the border thickness, follow the steps below:
|1.||On the Configure Default Appearance dialog, in the Border Thickness field, type the number of points to apply. Alternatively, click on the scroll arrows to increase or decrease the number.|
The Preview panel indicates the effect of the change in border thickness.
|2.||Click on the OK button. The new border thickness is applied to the selected element or elements.|