Word doc appears "shaded" on desktop

  hawthorn59 13:49 17 Mar 2011
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Hi

I have a few Word docs that I currently use, stored on my desktop. I just notice that one Im using at the moment suddenly appears grayed or shaded, in comparison to the others. It still opens, and I can edit it etc but Im just wondering what this means.
Is Word 2007, and its just lyrics of a song.

thanks

h

  Sea Urchin 15:26 17 Mar 2011

It sounds as though you have accidentally added a grey background colour - this shows you how to select a colour including white which is I guess what you want

click here

  raziel08 20:11 17 Mar 2011

When you say its "grayed or shaded" do you mean the icon on the desktop?

If you right click the file - go to properties - general tab and look at attributes

there should be an box next to hidden - does this have a tick in?


Untick it and it will no longer be grayed out.

  lotvic 22:14 17 Mar 2011

If you mean the icon on the desktop is shaded - that is normal if you have selected it by left clicking once on it.
You can test this by then left clicking once on a spare part of desktop, the icon previously shaded will then return to it's usual colour (indicating that it is no longer selected).

  hawthorn59 04:32 18 Mar 2011

Ahem...I seem to have r clicked and "cut" the file but didnt paste it anywhere....sorry!

thanks for taking time

h

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