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The following articles are available for the 'Highlighting' topic. Click the article's title (shown in bold) to see the associated article.

Changing Existing Highlighting
Need to change the color you previously used to highlight text in your document? You can use Word's Find and Replace tool to make the change.

Changing the Highlighting Color
You can highlight words and phrases in your document, much the same as you can mark printed words and phrases with a highlighter. Here's how to use the highlighter and change the colors you use in highlighting.

Controlling the Printing of Highlighting
Using Word's built-in highlighter tool can be a great way to add markup to a document and attract a reader's eyes to specific phrases. If you don't want the highlighted phrases in your document to be printed that way, you can turn off the highlighting without removing it.

Expanding Colors Available for Highlighting
Want more colors to use with the highlighter? You may be out of luck, unless you decide to use the approach illustrated in this tip.

Highlighting Text Using the Keyboard Only
Highlighting text, using the Highlight tool, is a great way to mark up a document. Normally you need to use the toolbar tools to add highlighting, but you can create your own shortcuts to add the highlighting you desire.

Turning Off Highlighter Display
You can use the highlighter tool to add all sorts of color to your document. If you want to turn off those colors so that your highlighting doesn't show, you can do so by making a single configuration change.

Using the Highlighter
Need to draw attention to some text? Consider using the Highlight tool, which functions just like the highlighter pens you pick up at the office supply store.


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