matteColor

Set the matte color.
[read/write property] matteColor([out, retval] LONG *color) matteColor([in] OLE_COLOR color)
This property sets the matte color, i.e., the color used for background outside the actual page (surrounding pages that are smaller than the window, and between pages in continuous view mode).

The default matte color is a medium gray.

VB6:
' change the matte color to white viewer.matteColor = RGB(255, 255, 255)