How to use a text box or WordArt as a watermark in PowerPoint 2010

In this article I have described about the way to use a text box or WordArt as a watermark in PowerPoint 2010.
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WordArt in PowerPoint 2010

  • WordArt is a Text object that we create with ready-made effects to which we can apply additional formatting options.
  • While Watermark is semi-transparent image often used for letters and business cards.
  • Watermarks are flexible because we can change their sizes and their positions on a slide.
  • We can use text or WordArt as a watermark to indicate that our presentation is a draft or confidential.

Use a text box or WordArt as a Watermark

STEP 1

First of all click the slide that you want to add a text box or WordArt watermark to.

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NOTE - To add a watermark to all of the slides in a blank presentation on the View tab in the Master Views group click Slide Master.

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STEP 2

Then on the Insert tab in the Text group do one of the following

  • To use a text box click Text Box and then drag to draw the text box the size that you want.
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  • If you want to use WordArt then click WordArt.

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STEP 3

Then enter text in the text box or WordArt that you want to appear in the watermark.

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STEP 4

If you want to reposition the watermark click the text box or WordArt and then when the pointer becomes a Four-headed arrow drag the text box or WordArt to a new location.

STEP 5

Finally under Drawing Tools on the Format tab in the Arrange group click the arrow next to Send Backward and then click Send to Back.

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