How to add watermarks

Word 365 2016 2013 2010 2007
This tip describes how to add watermark text or picture.

To add a watermark, follow these steps:

   1.   Select Format -> Background -> Printed Watermark...:

Page Background in Word 2003

   2.   In the Printed Watermark dialog box:

Printed Watermark in Word 2003
  • Select Text watermark checkbox
  • Type the text that you want in the Text box
  • Format the text that you want
  • Click OK.

   3.   To view a watermark as it will appear on the printed page, use Print preview: select File -> Print Preview...:

Example of Watermark Word 2003

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