How to Watermark a Picture in Word 2007

By Greg Lindberg

When you’ve created a document in Microsoft Word 2007 you may distribute the document to other people electronically or by printing it out. If you want to include an image that is yours in the document it is wise to insert a watermark into the picture protect it from inappropriate usage. A watermark is a type of pattern or logo that is added to an image to show authenticity. For example, you can add a company logo to appear in the background of the image show in your Word document so that the reader knows the images is owned by the company.

Things You'll Need

  • Microsoft Word 2007

Step 1

Click on the Microsoft Word 2007 file from your computer that you want to add a watermark picture to.

Step 2

Click on the “Page Layout” tab and then click on the “Watermark” option from the “Page Background” group.

Step 3

Click on the “Printed Watermark” option. Click on the “Picture Watermark” option and then click on the “Select Picture” option.

Step 4

Click on the picture you want to add and then click on the “Insert” option. Click on the size percentage from the “Scale” field.

Step 5

Click on the box next to the “Washout” field so that it’s selected and then click on the “OK” button. The picture will then appear in the document.