How can i change the background in a Report Footer.

I have a report which provides some totals in the report footer.  When I print it, the footer has a grey background.  How can I fix this?  I've tried every property change I can think of.  I've been using Access since before the Rolling Stones heard of it, so it might be old age, but it's not a newbie problem.

Thanks in advance,

Clive

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Rgonzo1971Commented:
Hi,

So it's not Back Color of the footer?

Regards
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Jim Dettman (Microsoft MVP/ EE MVE)President / OwnerCommented:
The back color is currently set to what?

Should be #FFFFFF for white.

Jim.
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crystal (strive4peace) - Microsoft MVP, AccessRemote Training and ProgrammingCommented:
adding on to Jim's comment ...

1. turn on the property sheet if it is not showing (Alt-Enter)
2. click on the footer section bar or in an area of the footer that does not contain a control to select the footer
3. Back color is on the Format tab -- click in that property
4. Click on the Builder button ... to pick from a list of absolute colors
   (clicking the drop-down arrow shows theme colors which may change if the theme is changed)
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Clive BeatonAccess DeveloperAuthor Commented:
Thanks for your responses.

It's not the back colour of the footer which is set to #FFFFFF

I discovered by accidient that it occurs at the top of the last page where there are no detail lines on the last page, only the report footer.  I changed the the lenght of the page header and the problem went away.  It might be a bug in Access, otherwise it would be good to fix it.

Note that it's the page header/footer in the subreport.
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Jim Dettman (Microsoft MVP/ EE MVE)President / OwnerCommented:
Glad to hear you figured it out.

Make sure you select your own last comment as answer.

Jim.
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Clive BeatonAccess DeveloperAuthor Commented:
I accidentally found the solution.
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