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Apply a background color to your OneNote pages to change their appearance and make your notes more visually appealing.

Change page color

  • Select View > Page Color, and then choose a color.

Change section color

  • Right-click a section name in your OneNote notebook, and then select a color.

Turn on rule lines

  • Select Rule Lines and choose a line option.

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Basic tasks in OneNote for Windows 10

Change the background color of a page in OneNote for Windows 10

Apply a background color to your OneNote pages so you can change their appearance.

To change the color, select View > Page Color, and then choose a color.

To make section tabs stand out, right-click the section name and then select Section Color.

And then select a color.

And the color appears on the section name and also marks the page we're on.

If you’d like to handwrite your notes, select Rule Lines and choose a line option.

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