You cannot change the page color of an OneNote page in OneNote 2003

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SYMPTOMS

When you make changes to the appearance of your Microsoft Office OneNote 2003 page (changes such as section color or note flags), you cannot change the color of the page.

CAUSE

OneNote 2003 does not have an option for changing the color of a OneNote 2003 page.

WORKAROUND

To change the color of a OneNote 2003 page, change the window color for your Microsoft Windows-based programs. To change the window color, follow the steps.

Note If you use this workaround, it will affect the window color in all your Windows-based programs.
  1. Click Start, and then click Control Panel.
  2. Click Appearance and Themes.
  3. Click Display.
  4. On the Appearance tab, click Advanced.
  5. In the Advanced Appearance dialog box, click Window in the Item box, click the color that you want in the Color 1 box, and then click OK.
  6. Click OK to close the Display Properties dialog box.
  7. Close the Appearance and Themes dialog box.

RESOLUTION

To resolve this problem, obtain Microsoft Office OneNote 2003 Service Pack 1 (SP1).

For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
842774Description of OneNote 2003 Service Pack 1

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
This problem was first corrected in OneNote 2003 Service Pack 1.

MORE INFORMATION

For more information about section color, click Microsoft Office OneNote Help on the Help menu, type change color and layout in the Search for box in the Assistance pane, and then click Start searching to view the topic.
For more information about note flags, click Microsoft Office OneNote Help on the Help menu, type customize note flags in the Search for box in the Assistance pane, and then click Start searching to view the topic.

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Article ID: 822565 - Last Review: September 12, 2011 - Revision: 6.0
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Office OneNote 2003
Keywords: 
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