I can't switch my document theme

Symptoms

You want to apply a different theme to a document, but the Themes option is unavailable.

Cause

The ability to switch themes has been restricted in the document.

Resolution

Use the Manage Styles dialog box to remove this restriction.

  1. On the Home tab, in the Styles group, click the Styles Dialog Box Launcher.

    Styles Dialog Box Launcher

  2. In the Styles task pane, click Manage Styles Manage Styles , and then click the Restrict tab.

  3. Under Set availability of selected styles, clear the Block Theme or Scheme switching check box.

  4. Click OK.

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