How to print white text on a black background

Article contributed by Bill Coan

The color of text is a font attribute. The color of the background is a paragraph or table cell shading attribute.

  1. Select the paragraphs where you want to make the change. (Highlight all the text.)
  2. Choose Borders and Shading on the Format menu, click the Shading tab at the top of the dialog box, and set the paragraph shading to black.
  3. Choose Font on the Format menu and set the Font to white.