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Pupil Pref
A simple add-on to change the background colour and reduce visual stress. The colour options are based on the "Intuitive Overlays".
Jarope GAS Dev
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Pupil Pref is designed to allow simple access to the page colour option that is in the Page Settings menu of Google Docs.
The application provide 16 choices based around the work carried out by Prof Arnold Wilkins and his team at Essex University.  Prof. Wilkins and his team are responsible for the "Intuitive Overlays" used by Optometrists.  

More can be found out about this work by searching for the book "Reading through Colour"

The colours used in the add-on(s) are a "close" match and best approximation of the film overlays.  With screens there are some limitations that prevent a full implementation being put in place.  Certain constraints such as the brightness of the screen and the environmental lighting will also have a significant impact.  It is therefore important to note that this add-on(s) for Google Apps has been created to assist those who might benefit from changing the colour of their background, by simplifying the process.  With the add-on(s) installed it is possible to change the background of any document they have created or been provided (via Google Classroom for example).
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February 8, 2017
It was ok. Please add black and soft colors.
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December 20, 2016
i wish it also had dark colours as well but i love it it adds colour and also makes it easier on your eyes if your writing something all day
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November 26, 2016
the colors are still kind of bold. pastel, softer colors would be more helpful and appealing or letting us choose our own colors would be better. at this point it's just better to go to file> page setup> page color and change it from there instead of using this
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June 19, 2016
iTS STUPID
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It's nice, but it's too bad you can't make your own custom colors. You can do the same thing but with more colors in the page setup. (File>>Page setup...>>Colors
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June 19, 2016
THANK YOU! I WANTED CUSTOMS TOO.
Now I can do in two clicks what before I could do in two clicks as well.
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November 17, 2015
This functionality is already available by default with Google Docs. The default colors also have more colors to choose from.
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A Google User
January 28, 2016
A google user. go under File, then select page setup, and then from there customize it to your preference. :D
A Google User
December 10, 2015
Where is this option?
A Google User
November 15, 2015
If the options for background color weren't so strong and/or a custom image could be used would be great. Otherwise the colors you can choose from aren't appealing
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August 17, 2015
stupid. nothing that can't simply be done by hitting "page setup > page color" then you can customize it yourself. I wish there was a zero star option for something so stupid.
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A Google User
October 7, 2015
This was designed to help people with eye problems.
A Google User
June 25, 2015
So far so good! It is cutting down on my eye strain as turning down the brightness on the laptop isn't enough. Thank you!
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A Google User
May 19, 2016
It helps too
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5
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January 22, 2016
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