If you desire to make your Google Docs document a little more visually appealing, you can incorporate a background into it, whether it is a photo or a simple solid color. When integrating a background into your document, you should ensure the fonts are visually appealing to leave an impression on the reader. Therefore, selecting an appropriate background is crucial. In this tutorial, we will discuss the process of including a background image in Google Docs.
How to integrate a watermark as a background in Google Docs
Click the Insert tab and choose Watermark from the drop-down menu.
A Watermark panel will appear on the right-hand side; select the Select Image button.
A dialog box will open displaying the options from where you can obtain your image; we chose to retrieve the watermark image from Google Images.
In the search engine, type the image that you are looking for and select the Insert button.
The Watermark will be added to the document. You will notice that the Opacity is low.
On the panel on the left, click Done.
If you wish to relocate the watermark to the top of the document, double-click the watermark image and drag it to that location.
If you want to enlarge the size of the watermark image, double-click the watermark image and drag the markers surrounding the image.
How to include an image as background in Google Docs
Click the Insert tab and hover the cursor over the Image. You will observe the options of the sources from where you can obtain your image; we chose to search the web.
A Google panel will open on the right. Type your search query into the Google search engine and press Enter.
Next, select the image that you desire and click the Insert button.
The image will be incorporated into the document.
Now, right-click the image and choose Image Options from the context menu.
An Image Options panel will appear on the right-hand side.
Underneath the image, select the Behind Text button.
If you wish for the image to be transparent, under the Adjustment tab, decrease the Opacity percentage.
To enlarge the size of the image, click on the image and drag the markers.
How to include solid color as background in Google Docs
Click the File tab, then select Page Setup from the menu.
A Page Setup dialog box will open.
Click the Page Color button and choose a color.
Then click OK.
The page will have a different color.
We trust you comprehend how to include a background in Google Docs.
Is it possible to remove the background in Google Docs?
Indeed, you can remove the background you have incorporated into your Google Docs document.
If you want to remove a Watermark background or an Image background, double-click the watermark image, then right-click the image and select Delete from the menu. If you want to reset the Page color to the default, click the File tab, click Page Setup, click the Page Color button, select White, then click OK.
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How do I copy an image with a transparent background?
If you want to copy an image with a transparent background in Google Docs, follow the steps below:
- Click on the image.
- Right-click the image and select Copy from the context menu.
- Then, paste the image into any section of the document.
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