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Step 2: Copy the DAB colour schemes into the Microsoft document themes folder

Step 2: Copy the DAB colour schemes into the Microsoft document themes folder

Follow the steps below to copy the DAB 240 custom colour schemes into your Microsoft Office document themes folder. This enables all Microsoft Office applications to access the DAB custom colour schemes.


1. Locate the downloaded DAB 240 Colour Scheme .zip file on your device. If you have not downloaded the .zip file, return to Step 1.

Locate the downloaded DAB 240 Colour Scheme .zip file on your device.
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2. Unzip the pack to reveal the 240 .xml files. Select all 240 .xml files and copy them to your clipboard.

Unzip the pack to reveal the 240 DAB custom colour scheme .xml files. Select all 240 .xml files and copy them to your clipboard.
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3. In a new file explorer window, find your C-drive. Then, open it.

In a new file explorer window, find your C-drive. Then, open it.
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4. Key in “Document Themes” in the search box and press enter (or click the search icon).

Key in "Document Themes" in the search box and press enter (or click the search icon).
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5. The search will take a few minutes. Once the “Document Themes” folder is found, open it.

The search will take a few minutes. Once the "Document Themes" folder is found, open it.
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6. You should now see a “Theme Colors” folder. Open the folder. Note: If you don’t see “Theme Colors”, you may have opened the wrong “Document Themes” folder. Simply return to 5 and search until you find the right one.

You should now see a "Theme Colors" folder. Open the folder. This is where Microsoft applications store their custom colour schemes. Note: If you don't see "Theme Colors", you may have opened the wrong "Document Themes" folder. Simply return to 5 and search until you find the right one.
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7. Paste the 240 copied DAB custom colour scheme .xml files from your clipboard into the “Theme Colors” folder.

Paste the 240 copied .xml files from your clipboard into the "Theme Colors" folder.
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8. Proceed to Step 3: Use the DAB colour schemes in Microsoft PowerPoint, Word, & Excel.