Add Background Watermark To Word Documents Easily

by Abhishek Bhatnagar on August 19, 2010


Ever since I have started using Microsoft Office 2010, I find it very easy to locate stuff on the menu and do simple but useful operations with help of intuitive iconography on the menus. In this short tutorial on Microsoft Office Word which will help you put any copyright message, confidentiality message or other watermark which may be necessary for your MS Office Word document.

Microsoft word 2010

Adding a watermark to a document is very simple, just follow these three easy steps to add any text or image watermark to your word documents.

Adding Watermark To MS Word Documents

Step 1: Go to “Page Layout” and click “Watermark” Option


Step 2: Select the standard watermark layouts or click on “Custom Watermark” if you want your own image or text watermark on the document.



Step 3: Just select an image or text with style of watermark on this “Printer Watermark” window and click OK. This is it, its done !


This is how a document background looks after applying watermark to it.


Hope you find these steps easy to follow. Do share this tutorial with your friends who work on MS Word, this might be helpful to them as well. Please share your suggestions and thoughts with us via comments below.

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Diana Sanders December 5, 2011 at 5:01 am

Does this program, 2010 office word, have the same watermark options as my old microsoft works 8? When I want to put in a watermark using microsoft 2010 word, I can’t move it like I could on my old program nor can I adjust the washout. HELP I just bought this porgram assuming it would work the same as microsoft works!!

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