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Old 09-05-2011, 03:23 AM
tahirawan11 tahirawan11 is offline Windows Vista Office 2010 32bit
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Exclamation How to remove 'gray background from text'


Pls. see the attached doc file and in some of the text there is a gray background color. can anyone tell me how to remove this.

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Old 09-05-2011, 05:45 AM
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What you have is a FORMTEXT field which is shaded. If you want to get rid of it, just select all of the shaded text, cut it to the clipboard, and then click Home tab | Paste | Paste Special, and choose to paste as "Unformatted Text."
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