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egghead
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idw paper colour

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01-15-2013 01:51 AM

i have an idw with a black drawing background, i want to change this to a different colour but cant seem to find where to do this, could someone point me in the right direction to do this.

 

To change the sheet colour:

"Tools" ribbon -> "Document Settings" -> "Sheet" Tab -> "Sheet" button

sheet1.jpg

 

*edit*

just realized you might have some fun with this...

If you have a black sheet then I'm guessing all your styles are in something like white or yellow (ie a light colour) to be visible against the black.  If you change the sheet to a white/beige then you may well be drawing white on beige, which might not be massively helpful.  May have to go into Styles Editor to change all your layers to something dark("Manage" ribbon -> "Styles Editor" -> "Layers" and then click one to display the colour tabs)...

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machiel.veldkamp
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can you..

01-15-2013 01:52 AM in reply to: egghead

Can you post a screencap of this?

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Re: idw paper colour

01-15-2013 01:58 AM in reply to: egghead

Attached is a screen shot of what i mean, i want to change the black area to a different colour.

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sam_m
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Re: idw paper colour

01-15-2013 02:00 AM in reply to: egghead

To change the sheet colour:

"Tools" ribbon -> "Document Settings" -> "Sheet" Tab -> "Sheet" button

sheet1.jpg

 

*edit*

just realized you might have some fun with this...

If you have a black sheet then I'm guessing all your styles are in something like white or yellow (ie a light colour) to be visible against the black.  If you change the sheet to a white/beige then you may well be drawing white on beige, which might not be massively helpful.  May have to go into Styles Editor to change all your layers to something dark("Manage" ribbon -> "Styles Editor" -> "Layers" and then click one to display the colour tabs)...

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Re: idw paper colour

01-15-2013 02:28 AM in reply to: egghead

just what i was looking for great.

 

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01-15-2013 02:52 AM in reply to: egghead

does that mean it's a solution? :smileywink:

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Re: idw paper colour

01-15-2013 03:06 AM in reply to: egghead

yes worked a treat just what i was after, i know what you mean about the text etc on the background.

 

i only wanted to change it while i made some changes to the border and then i will be changing it back to the original colour.

 

many thanks for your help with this matter.

 

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Re: idw paper colour

01-15-2013 04:05 AM in reply to: egghead

I was more suggesting to mark the reply as an approved solution, if you find it to be one :smileyembarrassed:

 

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