Change the notes background

  1. On the View menu, click Notes Page.
  2. On the Format menu, click Notes Background.
  3. Under Background fill, click the arrow below the image, and then do one of the following:

ShowSelect a color from the color scheme

  • Click one of the eight colors displayed.

ShowSelect a color outside the color scheme

  1. Click More Colors.
  2. Click the color you want on the Standard tab, or click the Custom tab to mix your own color, and then click OK.

ShowSelect a fill effect or picture

  • Click Fill Effects, and then do one of the following:
    • To use shading, click the Gradient tab, click a type under Colors, click a shading style, and then click OK.
    • To use a texture, click the Texture tab, click the texture you want or click Other Texture to select a file and insert it, then click OK.
    • To use a pattern, click the Pattern tab, select the pattern you want, select foreground and background colors, then click OK.
    • To use a picture, click the Picture tab, click Select Picture to find the picture file you want, click Insert, and then click OK.

ShowUse the background fill from the notes master

  • Click Automatic.
  1. Do one of the following:
Applies to:
PowerPoint 2003