In MS Word and Open Office Writer, there is a highlight feature in the toolbar. In iWork Pages, the same effect is achieved via the Text Inspector. Look under the More tab for the Background Fills options, Character and Paragraph.
In this recipe, we will look at how to highlight the text and also what to do when text sticks to the border of the colored highlight, making it look untidy.
Open the Text Inspector (Command + Option + I) and click on the T icon to open the Text window. This is where most text formatting operations are carried out.
Highlighting in iWork is done in the same way as changing the color of your text. Click on the color well and choose or create ...