RE: blue background, white text

Subject: RE: blue background, white text
From: "Silver, Steven H." <ssilver -at- crateandbarrel -dot- com>
To: 'Sean Hower' <hokumhome -at- freehomepage -dot- com>, TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 26 Aug 2003 14:50:19 -0500

Sean Hower asked:

> We recently got Word 2002 and I've been tooling around in the
> options and such to familiarize myself with it. In the
> Options screen on the General tab, there's a checkbox to set
> word to display a doc with white text on a blue background.
> Aside from personal preference, why would someone want to do
> this? I guess I'm wondering why this is such an important
> option that its a checkbox.

It harkens back to WordPerfect, which used to use white text on a blue
background as a default. MS put the option into Word as a means of coaxing
WordPerfect users to switch to MS Word.



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