How to Insert and Modify Image Watermarks in Microsoft Excel The following procedure, based on the Microsoft Knowledge Base article, shows the steps for using image watermarks in Microsoft Excel : If you use Excel 2013, Excel 2010, or Excel 2023 you can add image watermarks directly to sheets: Open an existing sheet In the File tab, select New > Data Source. In the dialog box that appears, select from the drop-down menu Add New Data Item…. To add the watermark image, click Add. Or, right-click the watermark with the crossed arrow, then select Paste Attribute. Insert a new line under the watermark and enter the watermark name and image. In the Watermark Options section of the Object tab, select Add Watermark, and then select an appropriate watermark type to modify, for example the following list: Note: If watermark is an Image Object, click Edit Object to specify how the watermark is to appear. To remove watermark, click Remove. How to Put Watermarks on Photos in Microsoft Inkscape can open any file type, such as PDF. It has built-in watermarks, which can be used to add visual markers to photos and images. It will not only add images to photos, but also watermarks to images, to annotate specific objects. To add a watermark to a photo or image: Right-click the photo or image that you want to mark. Click Watermark. Select the option that you want to use to modify the watermark: Add a watermark to the image, such as a title or a date If you have added a title or a date, change the text in the watermark to reflect your changes and then save the newly created watermark as a new file.