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Chapter 15. Color > To recolor the background of an item:

To recolor the background of an item:

1.
Choose View > Show Colors to display the Colors palette (F12).

2.
Choose the Item or Content tool, then click a text box, picture box, contentless box, or group, or select multiple items. For a table, choose the Content tool, then click a table cell or select multiple cells.

4.
Click the background color icon on the Colors palette .

The Colors palette when a text box, picture box, or contentless box is selected

5.
Click a color .

6.
Choose a percentage from the Shade pop-up menu .

Figure 4. A text ornament with a background of None on top of a picture that has a 10% black background


Figure 5. Black type on top of a text box that contains 30% black type with a 10% black background


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You can also recolor a box by dragging a color swatch (see page 254) or using Item > Modify (Box or Group pane).



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