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Old 11-05-2011, 04:51 PM
gezz7louise gezz7louise is offline Windows XP Office XP
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Default how to change page color

in microsoft office my blank (start page) has gone from white to black, letters from black to yellow. i do not know why or how. need it back. please help
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Old 11-05-2011, 06:43 PM
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Have you recently changed your system colours? Or theme for windows?
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Old 11-06-2011, 07:51 AM
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With Word closed, rename your Normal.dotm file as explained in the "Rename the or Normal.dotm global template file" section of the KB article at Then restart Word. Now does it look properly?
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