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Outlook window is semi-transparent

On a laptop with Win XP and Outlook 2010:

Through an apparently random keystroke sequence I somehow made the window containing Outlook semi-transparent! Very weird. Everything else looks normal. Stopping and restarting Outlook didn't change anything; the window is still semi-transparent.

I can't find an Outlook option to reset this to normal. Is this an Outlook thing? A Win XP thing? How do I return the window to normal?
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Scott Helmers
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Scott Helmers
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MaekeeCommented:
Can it be a stupid setting in Outlook? Under Format-menu (Settings)? Just guessing

/Maekee
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GirardAndrewCommented:
Hi scott,

Did you accidentally change the color scheme?
You can change it by going to File > Options > General > Color scheme

Is it only affecting Outlook or other applications too?
You can change the settings in Windows either through System settings or Display properties.

Thanks,
GirardAndrew
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Scott HelmersVisio Consultant, Trainer, Author, and DeveloperAuthor Commented:
The Windows color scheme is fine. All other windows are normal. It's only the Outlook windows that is semi-transparent.
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Scott HelmersVisio Consultant, Trainer, Author, and DeveloperAuthor Commented:
Solved the problem. Turns out that my Lenovo laptop includes a multi-monitor management utility called Hydravision. Whatever semi-random sequence of keystrokes I typed invoked transparency mode for Outlook. I've managed to reset it.
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Scott HelmersVisio Consultant, Trainer, Author, and DeveloperAuthor Commented:
Solved the problem myself.
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