Setting the Background Color of a Paragraph
In terms of the CSS box model, the background for a paragraph refers to the background of the content and the padding areas. If you increase the padding for a paragraph style, the background color area for that style also increases. If you decrease the padding for a paragraph style, the background color area for that style also decreases.
To set the background color of a paragraph
Open your Stationery design project.
On the View menu, click Style Designer.
In Paragraph Styles, select the style you want to modify.
On the Properties tab, click Background.
In the Color field, select a color from the drop-down menu, or type the RGB value of the color you want, such as FFFFFF.