Change the color of a page in OneNote for Mac

In OneNote for Mac, you can change the background color or style of any page in your notebook — either for aesthetic purposes or to make your notes easier to read.

Apply a color to the background of the current page

Do the following:

  1. Select the page whose color you want to change.

  2. Using the OneNote Ribbon, on the View tab, click Paper Color, and then click the background color you want to apply to the current page.

    Tip: To distinguish a particular color from a similar one, rest the mouse pointer over a color square until its name appears in a tooltip.

If you change your mind and you want to apply a different background color to the same page, repeat the previous step with a different selection.

Tip: To apply ruled or grid lines to a page, on the View tab, click Paper Styles.

Remove the background color from the current page

Do the following:

  • Using the OneNote Ribbon, on the View tab, click Paper Color > No Color.

See Also

Change the color of a section in OneNote for Mac

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