Use a custom watermark

First, create your custom watermark.

  1. On the Design tab, select Watermark > Custom Watermark.

  2. Choose Picture Watermark and select a picture, or choose Text watermark and type your watermark text in the Text box.

  3. Click OK.

Next, save the watermark so you can use it in other documents.

  1. Double-click near the top of the page, to open the header.

  2. Move the cursor over the watermark until the cursor displays a four-headed arrow, and then click the watermark to select it.

    Header Area

  3. On the Design tab, in the Page Background group, choose Watermark.

  4. Select Save Selection to Watermark gallery.

  5. Give the watermark a name, and click OK.

To insert your custom watermark in another document, select it under General in the gallery of watermarks.

First, create your custom watermark.

  1. On the Page Layout tab, select Watermark > Custom Watermark.

  2. Choose Picture Watermark and select a picture, or choose Text watermark and type your watermark text in the Text box.

  3. Click OK.

Next, save the watermark so you can use it in other documents.

  1. Double-click near the top of the page, to open the header.

  2. Move the cursor over the watermark until the cursor displays a four-headed arrow, and then click the watermark to select it.

    Header Area

  3. On the Page Layout tab, in the Page Background group, choose Watermark.

  4. Select Save Selection to Watermark gallery.

  5. Give the watermark a name, and click OK.

To insert your custom watermark in another document, select it under General in the gallery of watermarks.

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