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Insert watermark in excel 2010


Excel 2010 does not provide a native function to insert watermark unlike in Word.

Word by default has a function on the Ribbon tab to insert a watermark.

In Excel watermark can be done also using this method below.

On the Ribbon tab click on “Insert”, then click on “Header & Footer”.

On the small rectangle that will pop up after clicking “Header & Footer” type:

    &[Picture]

Type exactly as it shown “&[Picture]”,  when done typing click outside the small rectangle.

Then an insert dialog box will appear choose from your PC any pictures you want as a watermark background.

Please images below on how to insert a watermark background in “Excel 2010”.







After selecting a picture to insert then the final result would be something like this:

Image inserted as watermark:


Screen shot of excel with the watermark background:





Cheers.. hope it helps!!


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