When using the shading options, you might find that the current text color does not show up that well on the fill color or pattern that you selected. You can quickly change the font color for selected text anywhere in your document.
To change the color of text, follow these steps:
You might find that you have to play around with the fill color and the font color to get an ideal combination on the page. You might even have to print out a sample page to see whether the colors work well on a printed page. Intensity of color typically varies between color printers. You might also find that by bolding the text that you've placed on top of a fill color, the text becomes more readable.