Shading dialog box

Shading lets you put a color or pattern behind a paragraph or text.

  • Fill    Choose between a selection of Theme colors or Standard colors. Select No color to remove a fill, and More colors to select a custom color. The default is automatic.

  • Pattern    Choose a combination of the following:

    • Style    Choose a dot pattern by percentage of coverage, or a selection of line, grid, and crosshatching patterns. Choose clear to remove a pattern.

    • Color    Choose a theme color, standard color, or a custom color for the dots, lines, or crosshatching. The default is automatic.

  • Preview    Shows a conceptual view of what your text, paragraph, or document will look like.

  • Apply to    Choose between paragraph or text, depending on whether you have text selected.

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