Remove background colors, images, or text from a document

Do one of the following:

ShowRemove a background

  1. On the Format menu, point to Background.
  2. Click No Fill.


ShowRemove a watermark

  1. On the Format menu, point to Background, and then click Printed Watermark.
  2. Click No watermark.

 Note   If you inserted a watermark into the document header (header and footer: A header, which can consist of text or graphics, appears at the top of every page in a section. A footer appears at the bottom of every page. Headers and footers often contain page numbers, chapter titles, dates, and author names.) and did not use the Printed Watermark dialog box, then you should view the header and manually delete the watermark.

Applies to:
Word 2003