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Word 2007: Change the background to blue for all documents?

Word 2007: Change the background to blue for all documents?

I have a user who needs to have the page color set to blue due to retinal damage. At best we can change the background to blue for the document he's currently working on but we need to set up Word so that all documents he opens are defaulted to a blue background. This works great in Office 2003. Any suggestions?

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"When you say ""all documents he opens"" do you mean new documents (in which case normal.dotm as Wil says) or every document the user opens?

For the latter, I wonder if a macro could change the background colour when a document is opened? You'd need to have the macro in all documents I suppose, and catch a BeforeSave event to change the background back from blue as the document was saved, so that other suers didn't get blue background. Feels a bit hacky.

I guess the ""proper"" solution would be do do it as a Word Add-In, and somehow store the original background colour in the document properties and restore it BeforeSave. Add-In development is beyond a simple bit of scripting or macro though."