Remove a watermark

  1. Select Design > Watermark. (In Word 2010 or 2007, select Page Layout > Watermark.)

    Office 14 Ribbon

  2. Select Remove Watermark.

Remove a watermark by clicking the header area

If you can't delete a watermark using Remove Watermark, try this:

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

    Header Area
  2. Put your cursor over the watermark until you see a 4-way arrow.

  3. Select the watermark.

  4. Press the Delete key on your keyboard.

  5. Repeat as necessary to remove all watermarks.

  1. Select Design > Watermark. (In Word for Mac 2011, select Page Layout > Watermark).

    The Watermark option is highlighted on the Design tab.

  2. In the Insert Watermark box, select No watermark.

    No watermark is selected in the Insert Watermark dialog box

Remove a watermark by clicking the header area

If you can't delete a watermark using Remove Watermark, try this:

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

    Image of document with Draft watermark.

  2. Click the watermark to select it.

  3. Press the Delete key on your keyboard.

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