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Printing Colored Background in MS Word

by Nina / November 10, 2003 2:42 AM PST

I am using MS Word 2000. When I design a page and add some kind of colored background, when I print the background does not show up. I've tried converting it to an html page, but background still doesn't show up. How do you print a page with the background coming out exactly as you see it on your computer screen?

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Re:Printing Colored Background in MS Word
by Josh K / November 10, 2003 3:46 AM PST

Try opening the .html page in Internet Explorer and printing from there. You may need to change an option in IE first. Go to Tools\Internet Options\Advanced and scroll down to the "Printing" section. Make sure "Print background colors and images" is checked.

That should work.

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printing coloured background in a document
by addykuhl / August 20, 2009 6:45 PM PDT

I want to print a document with a coloured background on a lexmark x5075 printer

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(NT) And?
by Kees Bakker / August 21, 2009 5:07 AM PDT
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