How Do I Change the Background to White in AutoCAD?

Have you ever wondered how to change the background color to white in AutoCAD? In this tutorial, we will guide you through the steps to achieve a sleek and clean white background in your AutoCAD drawings. Let’s get started!

Step 1: Accessing the Options

To change the background color in AutoCAD, we need to access the Options menu. You can find this menu by clicking on the “Application” button located on the top-left corner of the screen. Once clicked, a drop-down menu will appear.

Step 1.1: Selecting Options

In the drop-down menu, navigate to the “Options” item and left-click on it. This action will open up a new window titled “Options.”

Step 2: Display Tab

Within the “Options” window, there are several tabs available. Click on the “Display” tab to proceed.

Step 3: Colors Button

On the left side of the “Display” tab, you will see a list of options. Locate and click on the “Colors..” button.

Step 4: Background Color

A new window titled “Drawing Window Colors” will appear. In this window, you can modify various colors used in AutoCAD drawings.

Look for an option called “Uniform Background.” This is where we can change our background color.

Step 4.1: Selecting White Color

In order to set our background color to white, click on the square box next to “Uniform Background.” This box represents the current color assigned to our background.

  • Note:
  • If you want to experiment with different colors, you can select any other color of your choice from the color palette.

Step 5: Applying the Changes

Once you have selected the white color or any other desired color, click on the “Apply & Close” button. This will apply your changes and close the “Drawing Window Colors” window.

Step 6: Enjoy Your New Background!

Congratulations! You have successfully changed the background color to white in AutoCAD. Now, when you create or open a new drawing, you will see a clean and crisp white background.

Troubleshooting Tips:

  1. If you don’t see any changes after applying the white background, make sure to save your current drawing and close AutoCAD completely. Reopen AutoCAD and open your saved drawing again.
  2. If the issue persists, double-check that you followed each step correctly. It’s possible that a small mistake may have occurred along the way.

Now that you know how to change the background color in AutoCAD, feel free to experiment with different colors and find what works best for you. Happy designing!