How To add a Watermark to Word 2007 Documents

Sometimes you might want to add a watermark or “background” image to your Word documents to add a company logo or identify the document status.  Today we will look at the process to easily add them into your Word 2007 docs.

With the Word document open go to Page Layout and in the Page Background section click on Watermark.

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Now you can choose one of the included watermarks to fit the type of document or add a custom image.

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To add a custom image click on Custom Watermark as the bottom of the menu.  Notice this is where you can remove a watermark as well.

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Now you can add your own custom text watermark or browse for an image such as a company logo.  Here you can also select a custom font, color, layout, and size of the watermark.

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That’s it!  Now you will have the custom text or image watermark in your document.

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This tutorial should definitely get you started on adding custom watermarks to your important documents.

Brian Burgess worked in IT for 10 years before pursuing his passion for writing. He's been a tech blogger and journalist for the past seven years, and can be found on his about me page or Google+