[Quick Tip] How to Add Draft Watermark in Word

 Inserting Draft Watermark in Word 2013 – Video

 

Here is a quick tip that most of the MS Word users wouldn’t know. You can quickly insert a draft watermark in Word by simply using a keyboard shortcut.

How to Add Draft Watermark in Word

In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to:

  • Add draft watermark in Word using a Keyboard Shortcut.
  • Modify the Watermark.
  • Resize and Move the Watermark.
  • Delete the Watermark.

Add Draft Watermark in Word using a Keyboard Shortcut

Here is the nifty trick:

  • Place your cursor anywhere in the word document.
  • Enter the keyword Draft 1.
  • Press F3.

How to Add Draft Watermark in Word - draft 1

This would instantly insert a draft watermark at the center of the page. The watermark is placed diagonally in the document.

You can also use the word Draft 2 and press F3. This would place the draft watermark horizontally at the center of the page.

Modify the Watermark

Once you have inserted the watermark using the above steps, you may want to change the text of the watermark.

Here are the steps to do this:

  • Click anywhere over the Draft watermark. This will get it into the edit mode.
  • Change the text.
  • Click anywhere on the page (or press the Escape Key).

You can also change the color, font size or font type while editing the text.

Resize and Move the Watermark

Here are the steps to resize and move the watermark:

  • Click anywhere over the Draft watermark.
    • This will get it into the edit mode.
  • You would notice a gray outline of the watermark box. Hover the cursor of the border and hold the left mouse button.
    • If you see a four arrow icon, you can drag and move the watermark.
    • If you see a two arrow icon, you can drag and change the size of the watermark.

Delete the Watermark

  • Click anywhere over the Draft watermark.
    • This will get it into the edit mode.
  • You would notice a gray outline of the watermark box. Hover the cursor of the border and click the left mouse button.
  • Hit the Delete key.

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