You can add background color to an object on the form in the Layout Designer.
You can also create different graphic effects, such as drop
shadows, by arranging filled objects in different layers.
Double-click the area you want to change.
Click the Background tab.
Select the Fill Background checkbox to fill the field background and choose a color.
To control the order of layered filled fields, select and right-click the
field you want to move, choose Order, and then click one of the options.