How can I change a Word document’s background to Olive Green?

April 23, 2014
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I’m preparing for a competition of Microsoft Word organized by Certiport, and there’s this one question that I never get it right, and I can’t find any information regarding this, either online or offline.

It’s how to change the background of a document so that it is Olive Green, Accent 3, Lighter 60% with a Light Horizontal pattern.

Any help?

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  1. Manuth C
    April 24, 2014 at 12:12 am

    I've found the solution now. the first is to select the color from the Page Color box, and go to Fill Effects > Patterns tab > choose Light Horizontal.

  2. Jurmy C
    April 23, 2014 at 12:17 pm

    Page Layout--> Page Color--> More Colors/ Fill Effects

  3. Jan F
    April 23, 2014 at 11:07 am

    open the Document
    for Word 2007-2010 you can find it in the ribbon menu under Page Layout
    for Word 2013 you can find it in the ribbon menu under Design

    Somewhere to the right-hand side of the menu there is "Page Color" where you can select the color. Hovering over the colors will give you the info about "Accent" and "Lighter".

    As far as patterns and stuff goes you can find it in the very same menu under "Fill Effects".