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Question Title How to Add a Background Image to a Message in Outlook

To insert an image to the background of an email you are composing in Outlook:

  • Make sure the message you compose uses HTML formatting.
  • Position the cursor in the message body.
  • Go to the Options tab.
  • Click Page Color.
  • Select Fill Effects... from the menu.
  • Go to the Picture tab.
  • Click Select Picture....
  • Find and highlight the desired background image.
  • Click Insert.
  • Now click OK.
Add a Background Image to a Message in Outlook 2000, Outlook 20002 and Outlook 20003

To add a background image to a message in Outlook (provided that you do not use Word for editing emails):

  • Start composing a new email using HTML formatting.
  • Click in the body of the message.
  • Select Format | Background | Picture... from the menu.
  • Use the file selection dialog to pick an image from your disk.
  • Click OK.
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Article Number: 57
Created: 2007-12-18 10:51 PM
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