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I'm creating a MS Visio 2013 diagram, and when I add a background colour to the diagram, the text of the arrow looks like this:

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I want to remove that white text background, but I can't find how...

I found the solution for Visio 2007 in this post, but it doesn't work for Visio 2013, since there's no Format > Text menu. There's a Format Shape menu instead, but it contains only Fill and Line, no Text!

I tried to change the Line colour and it changes the colour of the line (now is black), but I tried to change the Fill colour and it doen't change anything!

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It's in the extended Font/Text properties, under Text Block:

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Thanks very much! I searched evrywhere but there... they couldn't hide it better :) –  MikO Jun 11 '13 at 16:42
Yeah I find in general with the ribbon interface(s), if you can't find it, it's buried under one of those little arrows. :) –  Ƭᴇcʜιᴇ007 Jun 11 '13 at 17:24
I would never have found this on my own. Awesome, thanks! –  willem Feb 5 '14 at 9:22

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