Background

Set the background colour or graphic.

You can specify the background for

To access this command...

Choose Format - Paragraph - Background tab.

Choose Format - Character - Background tab.

Choose Format - Image - Background tab.

Choose Format - Frame and Object - Properties - Area tab.

Choose Format - Page - Background tab.

Choose Format - Page - Header - More button.

Choose Format - Page - Footer - More button.

Choose View - Styles - open context menu of an entry and choose Modify/New - Background tab.

Choose Insert/Edit - Section - Background tab


Defining Graphics or Colours in the Background of Pages (Watermark)

As

Select the type of background that you want to apply.

Using a Colour as a Background

Colour Background

Click the colour that you want to use as a background. To remove a background colour, click No Fill.

Icon

Highlight Colour

Icon Background color

Background Colour

Applies the current highlight colour to the background of a text selection. If no text is selected, click the Highlight Colour icon, select the text that you want to highlight, and then click the Highlight Colour icon again. To change the highlight colour, click the arrow next to the Highlight Colour icon, and then click the colour that you want.

Preview Field

Displays a preview of the current selection.

Using a Graphic as a Background

File

Contains information about the graphic file.

Display field

Shows the path for the graphic file.

Link

Links to or embeds the graphic file in the current file.

Preview

Displays or hides a preview of the selected graphic.

Browse

Locate the graphic file that you want to use as a background, and then click Open.

Type

Specify the way that you want to display the background graphic.

Position

Select this option, and then click a location in the position grid.

Area

Stretches the graphic to fill the entire background of the selected object.

Tile

Repeats the graphic so that it covers the entire background of the selected object.

Preview Field

Displays a preview of the current selection.

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