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How to Create a Watermark in Word – 2020 Updated

A watermark is simply an image or text that appears underneath the primary text in a document. Watermarks often display additional information or instructions regarding the primary content. For example, you may see a “DO NOT COPY” watermark appear underneath the text within a legal document to instruct the viewer to not make copies of the file. In this lesson, we will examine how to add a watermark in Word to documents.

If you later decide to remove the watermark from the Word document, you can also easily do that, too. To learn how to remove a watermark in Word, please read “How to Remove a Watermark in Word – Instructions.”

How to Create a Watermark in Word

  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.
  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.

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