You can place a color or a grayscale pattern behind the text in a paragraph or paragraphs. This color or pattern is called shading and can be used with or without a border around the text.
To add shading to text, you must select the text for a particular paragraphjust make sure the insertion point is in the paragraph. After you've designated the text that you want to place the shading behind, follow these steps:
Your selected text or paragraph will now be shaded.