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Old July 21st 06, 10:23 PM posted to microsoft.public.word.newusers
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Default white text-black background WITHOUT border

Is it possible, using Msft word, to print a letter with a white font
and a black background WITHOUT a border?

I have been trying using using BORDERS & SHADING on format menu, then
selecting the shading tab, and setting the paragraph to black & then
selecting FORMAT menue and setting the font to white. This has
succeeded in giving me a white font with a black background, but it
gave me an unwanted border.

Any suggestions on how to do without a border and shading just the
desired text appreciated.

Aaron

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  #2  
Old July 21st 06, 10:39 PM posted to microsoft.public.word.newusers
TF
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Default white text-black background WITHOUT border

What you are seeing is the shortcomings with the printer rather than Word.
Most printers have an unprintable area around the edges which looks like an
unwanted white border. Print houses use very high end printers that can
'bleed' to the edges of the paper those sometimes they use large stock paper
and then trim off the excess (the white border).

Some newer Photo InkJet printers have the ability to make borderless prints
on special paper. If you desperately want white text on black, you will have
to get one of these printers.

My personal preference is for Canon (IP4200) but Epson and HP make inkjets
with similar ability.

--
Terry Farrell - Word MVP
http://word.mvps.org/


wrote in message
ps.com...
: Is it possible, using Msft word, to print a letter with a white font
: and a black background WITHOUT a border?
:
: I have been trying using using BORDERS & SHADING on format menu, then
: selecting the shading tab, and setting the paragraph to black & then
: selecting FORMAT menue and setting the font to white. This has
: succeeded in giving me a white font with a black background, but it
: gave me an unwanted border.
:
: Any suggestions on how to do without a border and shading just the
: desired text appreciated.
:
: Aaron
:


  #3  
Old July 22nd 06, 12:32 AM posted to microsoft.public.word.newusers
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Default white text-black background WITHOUT border

Hi Terry: thank's for your quick reply! I am not completely
convinced that this is a printer problem. The reason is that after
using Msft Word's PRINT PREVIEW option, the unwanted border also
appears. best, Aaron

************************************************
TF wrote:
What you are seeing is the shortcomings with the printer rather than Word.
Most printers have an unprintable area around the edges which looks like an
unwanted white border. Print houses use very high end printers that can
'bleed' to the edges of the paper those sometimes they use large stock paper
and then trim off the excess (the white border).

Some newer Photo InkJet printers have the ability to make borderless prints
on special paper. If you desperately want white text on black, you will have
to get one of these printers.

My personal preference is for Canon (IP4200) but Epson and HP make inkjets
with similar ability.

--
Terry Farrell - Word MVP
http://word.mvps.org/


wrote in message
ps.com...
: Is it possible, using Msft word, to print a letter with a white font
: and a black background WITHOUT a border?
:
: I have been trying using using BORDERS & SHADING on format menu, then
: selecting the shading tab, and setting the paragraph to black & then
: selecting FORMAT menue and setting the font to white. This has
: succeeded in giving me a white font with a black background, but it
: gave me an unwanted border.
:
: Any suggestions on how to do without a border and shading just the
: desired text appreciated.
:
: Aaron
:


  #4  
Old July 22nd 06, 05:54 AM posted to microsoft.public.word.newusers
Suzanne S. Barnhill
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Default white text-black background WITHOUT border

Print Preview is intended to show what will print.

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Microsoft MVP (Word)
Words into Type
Fairhope, Alabama USA
Word MVP FAQ site: http://word.mvps.org
Email cannot be acknowledged; please post all follow-ups to the newsgroup so
all may benefit.

wrote in message
ups.com...
Hi Terry: thank's for your quick reply! I am not completely
convinced that this is a printer problem. The reason is that after
using Msft Word's PRINT PREVIEW option, the unwanted border also
appears. best, Aaron

************************************************
TF wrote:
What you are seeing is the shortcomings with the printer rather than

Word.
Most printers have an unprintable area around the edges which looks like

an
unwanted white border. Print houses use very high end printers that can
'bleed' to the edges of the paper those sometimes they use large stock

paper
and then trim off the excess (the white border).

Some newer Photo InkJet printers have the ability to make borderless

prints
on special paper. If you desperately want white text on black, you will

have
to get one of these printers.

My personal preference is for Canon (IP4200) but Epson and HP make

inkjets
with similar ability.

--
Terry Farrell - Word MVP
http://word.mvps.org/


wrote in message
ps.com...
: Is it possible, using Msft word, to print a letter with a white font
: and a black background WITHOUT a border?
:
: I have been trying using using BORDERS & SHADING on format menu, then
: selecting the shading tab, and setting the paragraph to black & then
: selecting FORMAT menue and setting the font to white. This has
: succeeded in giving me a white font with a black background, but it
: gave me an unwanted border.
:
: Any suggestions on how to do without a border and shading just the
: desired text appreciated.
:
: Aaron
:



  #5  
Old July 22nd 06, 10:01 AM posted to microsoft.public.word.newusers
TF
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Default white text-black background WITHOUT border

As Suzanne says, no it is the printer limitation. Print Preview is showing
you what will be printed, so it is correct.

To illustrate this point, try going to File, Page Setup and reduce all the
margins to zero. When you click OK, Word will prompt that the margins are
incorrect.

If you click IGNORE and continue, Print Preview will now show a full black
border to the edges of the page, but the printer will still leave a white
border.

If you click FIX, Print Preview will show the narrow white border coincident
to the unprintable area defined by the printer driver.

Terry

wrote in message
ups.com...
: Hi Terry: thank's for your quick reply! I am not completely
: convinced that this is a printer problem. The reason is that after
: using Msft Word's PRINT PREVIEW option, the unwanted border also
: appears. best, Aaron
:
: ************************************************
: TF wrote:
: What you are seeing is the shortcomings with the printer rather than
Word.
: Most printers have an unprintable area around the edges which looks like
an
: unwanted white border. Print houses use very high end printers that can
: 'bleed' to the edges of the paper those sometimes they use large stock
paper
: and then trim off the excess (the white border).
:
: Some newer Photo InkJet printers have the ability to make borderless
prints
: on special paper. If you desperately want white text on black, you will
have
: to get one of these printers.
:
: My personal preference is for Canon (IP4200) but Epson and HP make
inkjets
: with similar ability.
:
: --
: Terry Farrell - Word MVP
: http://word.mvps.org/
:
:
: wrote in message
: ps.com...
: : Is it possible, using Msft word, to print a letter with a white font
: : and a black background WITHOUT a border?
: :
: : I have been trying using using BORDERS & SHADING on format menu, then
: : selecting the shading tab, and setting the paragraph to black & then
: : selecting FORMAT menue and setting the font to white. This has
: : succeeded in giving me a white font with a black background, but it
: : gave me an unwanted border.
: :
: : Any suggestions on how to do without a border and shading just the
: : desired text appreciated.
: :
: : Aaron
: :
:


  #7  
Old July 22nd 06, 06:05 PM posted to microsoft.public.word.newusers
TF
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Default white text-black background WITHOUT border

Bob

Canons will print edge to edge on A4 OK.

Terry

"CyberTaz" wrote in message
.. .
: ... And *most* of the inkjets that offer 'borderless' printing will only
do
: so on stock smaller than letter size - typically up to 5x7, possibly 8x10.
: Once you get to A4/Letter the edge-to-edge isn't going to work.
:
: Regards |:)
: Bob Jones
: [MVP] Office:Mac
:
:
:
: On 7/21/06 5:39 PM, in article , "TF"
: terryfarrell%40%6d%73%6e%2ecom wrote:
:
: What you are seeing is the shortcomings with the printer rather than
Word.
: Most printers have an unprintable area around the edges which looks like
an
: unwanted white border. Print houses use very high end printers that can
: 'bleed' to the edges of the paper those sometimes they use large stock
paper
: and then trim off the excess (the white border).
:
: Some newer Photo InkJet printers have the ability to make borderless
prints
: on special paper. If you desperately want white text on black, you will
have
: to get one of these printers.
:
: My personal preference is for Canon (IP4200) but Epson and HP make
inkjets
: with similar ability.
:


  #8  
Old July 22nd 06, 07:17 PM posted to microsoft.public.word.newusers
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Default white text-black background WITHOUT border

NOTE TO TERRY & SUZANNE & others::

Problem solved. I was able to print white type against black
background in Msft Word by doing following:

Method for printing white type on black background

1. Highlight subject text
2. Select FORMAT tab
3. Select Shadings tab, select Black background, be sure to check mark
the APPLY TO TEXT box
4. Again, select FORMAT tab
5. This time select FONT tab, select WHITE color

PRINT PREVIEW should show white text on black background

thanks for your info on PRINT PREVIEW. This was something I did not
know. There are many things I do not know, but as for learning use of
software, there is always attempt to learn. Aaron

************************************************** ****************************************
wrote:
Hi Terry: thank's for your quick reply! I am not completely
convinced that this is a printer problem. The reason is that after
using Msft Word's PRINT PREVIEW option, the unwanted border also
appears. best, Aaron

************************************************
TF wrote:
What you are seeing is the shortcomings with the printer rather than Word.
Most printers have an unprintable area around the edges which looks like an
unwanted white border. Print houses use very high end printers that can
'bleed' to the edges of the paper those sometimes they use large stock paper
and then trim off the excess (the white border).

Some newer Photo InkJet printers have the ability to make borderless prints
on special paper. If you desperately want white text on black, you will have
to get one of these printers.

My personal preference is for Canon (IP4200) but Epson and HP make inkjets
with similar ability.

--
Terry Farrell - Word MVP
http://word.mvps.org/


wrote in message
ps.com...
: Is it possible, using Msft word, to print a letter with a white font
: and a black background WITHOUT a border?
:
: I have been trying using using BORDERS & SHADING on format menu, then
: selecting the shading tab, and setting the paragraph to black & then
: selecting FORMAT menue and setting the font to white. This has
: succeeded in giving me a white font with a black background, but it
: gave me an unwanted border.
:
: Any suggestions on how to do without a border and shading just the
: desired text appreciated.
:
: Aaron
:


  #9  
Old July 22nd 06, 08:22 PM posted to microsoft.public.word.newusers
Suzanne S. Barnhill
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Posts: 33,626
Default white text-black background WITHOUT border

If you have the font color set to Automatic, it is not necessary to change
it to white on a black background. But our understanding was that you were
already doing this and for some reason were dissatisfied with the results.

--
Suzanne S. Barnhill
Microsoft MVP (Word)
Words into Type
Fairhope, Alabama USA
Word MVP FAQ site: http://word.mvps.org
Email cannot be acknowledged; please post all follow-ups to the newsgroup so
all may benefit.

wrote in message
oups.com...
NOTE TO TERRY & SUZANNE & others::

Problem solved. I was able to print white type against black
background in Msft Word by doing following:

Method for printing white type on black background

1. Highlight subject text
2. Select FORMAT tab
3. Select Shadings tab, select Black background, be sure to check mark
the APPLY TO TEXT box
4. Again, select FORMAT tab
5. This time select FONT tab, select WHITE color

PRINT PREVIEW should show white text on black background

thanks for your info on PRINT PREVIEW. This was something I did not
know. There are many things I do not know, but as for learning use of
software, there is always attempt to learn. Aaron


************************************************** **************************
**************
wrote:
Hi Terry: thank's for your quick reply! I am not completely
convinced that this is a printer problem. The reason is that after
using Msft Word's PRINT PREVIEW option, the unwanted border also
appears. best, Aaron

************************************************
TF wrote:
What you are seeing is the shortcomings with the printer rather than

Word.
Most printers have an unprintable area around the edges which looks

like an
unwanted white border. Print houses use very high end printers that

can
'bleed' to the edges of the paper those sometimes they use large stock

paper
and then trim off the excess (the white border).

Some newer Photo InkJet printers have the ability to make borderless

prints
on special paper. If you desperately want white text on black, you

will have
to get one of these printers.

My personal preference is for Canon (IP4200) but Epson and HP make

inkjets
with similar ability.

--
Terry Farrell - Word MVP
http://word.mvps.org/


wrote in message
ps.com...
: Is it possible, using Msft word, to print a letter with a white font
: and a black background WITHOUT a border?
:
: I have been trying using using BORDERS & SHADING on format menu,

then
: selecting the shading tab, and setting the paragraph to black & then
: selecting FORMAT menue and setting the font to white. This has
: succeeded in giving me a white font with a black background, but it
: gave me an unwanted border.
:
: Any suggestions on how to do without a border and shading just the
: desired text appreciated.
:
: Aaron
:



  #10  
Old July 23rd 06, 04:31 PM posted to microsoft.public.word.newusers
TF
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Default white text-black background WITHOUT border

What has that got to do with a white border on the page? How else were you
trying to create White text on Black background?

Terry

wrote in message
oups.com...
: NOTE TO TERRY & SUZANNE & others::
:
: Problem solved. I was able to print white type against black
: background in Msft Word by doing following:
:
: Method for printing white type on black background
:
: 1. Highlight subject text
: 2. Select FORMAT tab
: 3. Select Shadings tab, select Black background, be sure to check mark
: the APPLY TO TEXT box
: 4. Again, select FORMAT tab
: 5. This time select FONT tab, select WHITE color
:
: PRINT PREVIEW should show white text on black background
:
: thanks for your info on PRINT PREVIEW. This was something I did not
: know. There are many things I do not know, but as for learning use of
: software, there is always attempt to learn. Aaron
:
:
************************************************** ****************************************
: wrote:
: Hi Terry: thank's for your quick reply! I am not completely
: convinced that this is a printer problem. The reason is that after
: using Msft Word's PRINT PREVIEW option, the unwanted border also
: appears. best, Aaron
:
: ************************************************
: TF wrote:
: What you are seeing is the shortcomings with the printer rather than
Word.
: Most printers have an unprintable area around the edges which looks
like an
: unwanted white border. Print houses use very high end printers that
can
: 'bleed' to the edges of the paper those sometimes they use large stock
paper
: and then trim off the excess (the white border).
:
: Some newer Photo InkJet printers have the ability to make borderless
prints
: on special paper. If you desperately want white text on black, you
will have
: to get one of these printers.
:
: My personal preference is for Canon (IP4200) but Epson and HP make
inkjets
: with similar ability.
:
: --
: Terry Farrell - Word MVP
:
http://word.mvps.org/
:
:
: wrote in message
: ps.com...
: : Is it possible, using Msft word, to print a letter with a white font
: : and a black background WITHOUT a border?
: :
: : I have been trying using using BORDERS & SHADING on format menu,
then
: : selecting the shading tab, and setting the paragraph to black & then
: : selecting FORMAT menue and setting the font to white. This has
: : succeeded in giving me a white font with a black background, but it
: : gave me an unwanted border.
: :
: : Any suggestions on how to do without a border and shading just the
: : desired text appreciated.
: :
: : Aaron
: :
:


 




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