Change the attributes of a sticky note using the Note Properties dialog box.

  1. Select the Hand tool (Hand tool icon) on the main toolbar
    or any graphical tool (Commenting toolbar) on the Commenting toolbar (View->Toolbars->Commenting)
  2. Right-click on the shape's border and choose Properties...
  3. A graphical comment has an optional fill colour, line colour and a line width (default 3 points).
    You can also vary the Opacity of the comment to allow the contents of the page underneath to show through.