How To Add a Background Image/Watermark to a Word Document

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The default blank background of a Word document can look a little drab to some. You may want to jazz it up by inserting a background image or a printed watermark.

To do so, follow the following simple steps.

Insert a Background Image/Watermark to a Word Document

Select the Format option from the Menu bar of your Word document. Go Background > Fill Effect > Picture > Select Picture. Browse for the picture that you want to insert. When done, click OK:


To insert a watermark, select Printed Watermark in the Background tab. Click Select Picture, and browse for the watermark that you want to insert. When done, confirm the changes by selecting Apply, then OK.


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