How do you insert a background image on Google Docs? It seems that this feature wasn't supported before?


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You can now insert background images on Google Docs as follows:

  1. Open the header section of the document
  2. Paste the desired background image
  3. Right-click on the image and select image options
  4. Under text wrapping, select Behind text
  5. Under Position, set to Fix position on page and then x=0 and y=0
  6. Adjust the header height using the ruler on the left so that the image can start at the top
  7. Resize the image to take the full dimensions of the page

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