How to set a Picture as Background in Word 2010

Learn how to set a picture as a background in Microsoft Word


In this video tutorial we will show you how to set a picture as background in Word.

In order to set a picture as a background in Microsoft Word you need to open a Word document. In the opened program window go to the “Insert” tab and press “Picture” icon.

Press Picture

In the following window select the image file and press “Insert”.

Select the image

Right-click on image and select “Wrap text” from menu. In the following menu select “Behind text”.

Select Wrap Text

Type the text in the image area. Change text properties. Select the background image and go to active “Picture tools” and “Format” tabs. You can apply different layouts, effects and borders to the background image and view changes in the real time mode.

View changes

Also you can transform background image by grabbing it by its edges.