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How to Remove Background Color in Word After Copied Text

Posted in Smart Tech   on  May 9, 2022 by Shoaib

Do you want to learn how to get rid of the color behind the text in Word? Then, you are at the right place. In this article, we will look at 4 ways to remove background color in MS Word.

Sometimes we are trying to copy text online and paste it into Microsoft Word Application. But in most cases, while pasting text into Word, you often came across the same formatting like font style, and background color…. as on the webpage you are copying the text.

So let’s see how can we clear all the default formatting and we will also look at how can we Remove Background Color in Word After Copied Text.

How to Remove Background Color in Word

There are many ways to Remove Background Colour Behind Text in Word. Let’s see all the methods in detail.

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Method 1: Using Clear All Formatting Feature in Word

Select all of your Text and Click on the Clear All formatting option to remove all formatting from the selection.

Method 2: Delete the Background Using Shading Feature

Under the Home Tab, Go to Shading Option and choose the No Colour option get rid of the color behind text in Word.

Method 3: How to Delete Full Page Background Color MS Word

If you have a full Word document page with another colour, here are some steps to remove it.

Go to Design Tab, Click on Page Color and Select No Color Option.

Method 4: Removing Background Colour Behind Text using Paste feature in Word

While pasting text in the MS Word Application, always use the Keep Text Only option to remove any kind of formatting like background.

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About Shoaib Akram


I've been in the business of writing, marketing, and web development for a while now. I have experience in SEO and content generation. If you need someone who can bring life to your words and web pages, I'm your guy.

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