Background color

You can highlight sections of a document by setting the background color of the parts of the docu­ment in the following scenarios:

Set background color of a specific part of text within a paragraph.

Text background color

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Set the background color of the entire text of a paragraph.

Paragraph background color

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Set the background color of the paragraph box that encloses the paragraph.

Paragraph box color

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Set background color of text within a paragraph

Use this method to set a background color for some of the text in a paragraph.

1)Select the text in a paragraph.

2)Open the Character Designer.

3)Select the Background Color check box.

4)In the Background Color drop-down list, choose a color and click Apply.

The background color is set for only the selected text in the paragraph.

Set background color of entire paragraph text

1)Place the cursor anywhere within the paragraph.

2)Open the Paragraph Designer and go to the Default Font tab.

3)Select the Background Color check box.

4)In the Background Color drop-down list, choose a color and click Apply.

The background color is set for all the text in the paragraph.

Set background color of a paragraph box

1)Place the cursor anywhere within the paragraph.

2)Open the Paragraph Designer and go to the Advanced tab.

3)In the Pgf Box drop-down list, choose a color and click Apply.

The background color is set for the entire box that surrounds a paragraph.

When you set the background color of the text in paragraph, the color spans the text of the para­graph. However, in the case of a paragraph box, the text spans the entire real estate of the paragraph from the left margin to the right margin.


September 30, 2016

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