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Title: Setting text background colour in a style
Post by: mintra on April 13, 2011, 05:20:17 pm
Hi

If I set a character style, within the paragraph styles then I can make it work, I can change the font and type style and colour of the font, can I change the font background colour for the paragraph, if so how

John
Title: Re: Setting text background colour in a style
Post by: Christen_Anderson on April 13, 2011, 05:51:15 pm
After you create your text box, go to the Properties Palette, go to the "Colors" tab, and you can set the fill color from there.

HTH,
Christen
Title: Re: Setting text background colour in a style
Post by: Nermander on April 14, 2011, 09:24:17 am
But he did not ask for changing the color of the text box, but for a paragraph.
Title: Re: Setting text background colour in a style
Post by: Christen_Anderson on April 14, 2011, 05:33:39 pm
oh. heh i guess i should have read the question a little more carefully. hmm.....have to think on that one....
Title: Re: Setting text background colour in a style
Post by: Nermander on April 15, 2011, 11:46:15 am
I don't think it is possible, yet. One reason probably is that it is hard (for the devs) to decide what the height of the color band shall be based on line height and leading. I think it must be user configurable, with selectable values (may be fixed or relative units) for Above baseline and Below baseline.