Display headers and footers without graying art out ?

I use Word 2004 for Mac. I need to construct a letterhead using Headers and Footers (Logo at top and address at bottom). Is there anyway to have the Headers and Footers display at 100% color. When I'm finished making them, they are "grayed out". Any solution for this?? Thanks.

Although these forums are for Windows versions of Word (there is a Mac-specific forum at http://www.officeformac.com/ProductForums/Word/), I believe the answer will be the same regardless: No, that's just the way Word works. When you are working in the header/footer, the document body is dimmed, and when the document layer is active, the header and footer are dimmed. This is meant to be a visual cue to the user.

The header and footer will print in full color (as you can see in Print Preview), but if you need to send a document electronically will full brightness, you will need to save the document as a PDF.

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