Question I am trying to add a custom watermark in Word 2010 from office home and ofiice. The custom watermark entry under watermarks is greyed out. I did a repair on the software without change in the greyed out custom watermark. I had not tried using watermark previously.
Can you help?
Answer Hi Ben,
This most commonly happens when your insertion point is within a table, text box or graphic or you currently have a watermark inserted. If it is none of the above, please reply and I will do my best to troubleshoot any other potential issue causing the suppression of this function.
Hope this was helpful.
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