How to set Word 2010 Background

Learn how to change a background color in Microsoft Word


In this video tutorial we will show you how to set Word background.

In order to set Word background you must open a Word document. In the program window go to the “Page Layout” tab and choose “Page Color” palette.

Select the color from “Theme Colors” palette and set a solid color as a background.

Set a solid color

Go to the shading styles and apply one of them.

Set a shading styles

You can go to the “Texture” tab and apply texture fill. In the “Pattern” tab you can apply pattern fill and in the “Picture” tab you can fill the background with custom image. Return to the “Texture” tab and apply texture fill to the document background.

Choose the pattern fill