Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
Editing a Watermark
Now you can edit the watermark as needed, using any of the WordArt tools that are
available to you. You can change the style or direction; modify the ill or outline color; set
shadow effects and direction; and much more (see Figure 6-9).
Figure 6-9 You can edit a watermark by selecting it on the header and footer layer and using
the WordArt Tools to make your changes.
You can insert a custom picture or text watermark by configuring the settings in the Printed
Watermark dialog box. To display the dialog box, click Watermark in the Page Background
group on the Page Layout tab and then click Custom Watermark. In the Printed Watermark
dialog box, choose one of the following:
• Picture Watermark To insert a picture watermark, click the Picture Watermark
option and then click the Select Picture button to choose a picture for the watermark.
You can use color or grayscale pictures for watermarks. The Scale option lets you
specify a size for the watermark picture. In most cases, you should select the Washout
check box (which is selected by default) so that the watermark is unobtrusive and
doesn’t interfere with your document’s readability.
• Text Watermark To insert a text watermark, click the Text Watermark option
and then type custom text in the Text box or choose from text in the Text list. Next,