Microsoft Word 2010 Won't Stop Highlighting Text Posted on by Webmaster IT Support Forum › Forums › Windows › Windows 7 › Applications › Microsoft Word 2010 Won't Stop Highlighting Text Tagged: Microsoft Office, Microsoft Word This topic contains 0 replies, has 1 voice, and was last updated by Webmaster 4 years ago. Author Posts August 11, 2014 at 10:19 am #666 WebmasterKeymaster If Microsoft Word 2010 won’t stop highlighting text, you need to disable the Text Highlight Colour. To stop highlighting text in Microsoft Word 2010: On the ribbon in the Font section, next to the button to highlight text there is another button with a capital A with a red bar under it. Click on this and Word 2010 will stop highlighting text. Author Posts You must be logged in to reply to this topic.