To set default puzzle appearance attributes; in the word list window, press the "Settings..." button (or select the "Settings..." menu item in the "Word Search Creator X" menu). Now select the "Appearance" tab in the settings sheet that appears. Now you can set the color of the text and the color of the word list. These settings will be used when printing each new puzzle you create. If you wish to alter these settings for a specific puzzle, you can do so after the puzzle is created.