How to change background page color of one page in a Word document?

Normally, when you apply the Page Color feature to insert page color to a Word document, all the pages of the document will be applied the same color. However, if you want to change one page color with another color, this article, I will talk about how to deal with it in Word file.

Change background color of one page in a Word document

Change background color of one page in a Word document

May be, there is no direct way to change one page’s color to differ with the whole document, but, you can use the following workaround to finish it. Please do as this:

1. Go the page of the document that you want to change its page color, and then click Insert > Shapes > Rectangle, see screenshot:

doc change one page color 1

2. Then drag the mouse to draw a rectangle which as large as the Word page, and then, in the Format tab, choose one color that you want to apply for the page under the Shape Fill drop down, see screenshot:

doc change one page color 2

3. And then keep the rectangle selected , click Format > Send Backward > Send Behind Text, see screenshot:

doc change one page color 3

4. Now, the rectangle has been inserted behind the text, and the page color is changed as following screenshot shown:

doc change one page color 4

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    Jim Stow · 4 months ago
    Very cool!