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Hi There

Can someone please tell me why my background colour on excel & word is now black with white writing instead of the other way around. It seems to have occurred late last year when an automatic update occurred. I wouldn't mind it so much, except when I try to use the fill or font colour options it will not display the colour change? I also tried to print out a saved worksheet and I had placed a header onto the sheet and it was showing on screen but not in print preview??

Thank you

Laura

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best response confirmed by lauracross2020 (New Contributor)
Solution

Hi @lauracross2020 

 

You might have accidentally activated  "High Contrast" 

Press Alt + Left Shift + Print Screen to turn it OFF.

You can go to Windows Setting > Ease Of Access  > High Contrast

 

Regards, Faraz Shaikh | MCT, MIE, MOS Master, Excel Expert

If you find the above solution resolved your query don't forget mark as Official Answer.

Thank you this worked perfectly! Greatly appreciate your assistance.
Kind Regards
Laura

@Faraz Shaikh and @lauracross2020 after select high contrast my excel background turned black color and after high contrast turned off the black color stills remain. Do you have another suggestion to turn back the original white color? 

 

Thanks ,

 

Rob