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Change pasteboard colour


In InDesign CC we got the very dark pasteboard. The page now really shines through.


Personally, at first sight I found the dark look nice and cool. But after a while I discovers I kind of avoided to put stuff on the pasteboard. It became a dark hole I didn’t use anymore. My workspace became powerpoint like. So, basically the dark pasteboard had a psychological impact on what I perceived it to be. Changing it back to white; I look at it as paper. Not a space that might suck my design up and make it disappear into the void of darkness.

Change back the pasteboard to white:

Go to the preferences (CTRL+K or Cmd+K) and:


Hit the  “match pasteboard to Theme Colour”. Ba-da-bing back to white:



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Designer - Photographer - Adobe TrainerGrafisk TroldmandSpecialist i Photoshop, InDesign og Illustrator. Har en baggrund indenfor kunst og marketing. Skrevet bøger og lavet online videoer samt lavet seminarer for Adobe. Når der ikke undervises arbejder jeg med visuelt design på egen tegnestue. Adobe Certified Instructor Adobe Experience Expert