Step 1: Open Word Document
To change the page background color, first open the Word document you want to edit.
Once the document is open, navigate to the “Page Layout” tab at the top of the screen.
Step 3: Choose Page Color
In the “Page Background” section, click on the “Page Color” dropdown menu. From here, you can choose from a variety of preset colors or select “More Colors” for a wider range of options.
Step 4: Preview Your Selection
As you hover over each color option, the document will display a preview of how the text will look against that background. This will help you choose the best color for your document.
Step 5: Apply Your Selection
Once you’ve selected your desired background color, simply click on it to apply it to the entire document.
Step 6: Save Your Document
Finally, save your document to ensure that your background color change is preserved.
Frequently Asked Questions
Can I add a custom background color to Word?
Yes, you can select “More Colors” from the dropdown menu and choose a custom color using the color picker.
Will my background color change affect the document’s printing?
Yes, the background color will be printed along with the document’s text. Make sure to choose a color that will be easy to read in print.
Can I change the background color of a specific section of text?
No, the background color change will apply to the entire document. You can use text boxes or shapes to create a custom background for specific sections.