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How to get textured background look to documents [closed]

asked 2012-07-14 19:20:16 +0200

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updated 2012-08-04 21:06:02 +0200

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I have created some basic labels and documents in Libre Office and found a way to add background textured looks to those documents. This was not a colored background but a gray scale looking textured appearance. However, I wanted to add that look to similar documents and cannot remember how I did that before. Can you help me navigate to where I was able to do this before? Thanks.

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Which documents exactly? Writer, Calc, Impress, Draw? Could you upload such a document (after removing everything except the background formatting) to a public file hoster so we could check that document?

tohuwawohu gravatar imagetohuwawohu ( 2012-07-15 20:13:56 +0200 )edit

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answered 2012-07-31 23:39:38 +0200

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For a text document (Writer).

  1. Hit F11 to open styles navigator.
  2. Select the "Page Styles" tab.
  3. Right click the background of the navigator and choose new.
  4. Give the page style a name.
  5. Select the Background tab.
  6. Choose "Graphic" from the "As" drop down selector.
  7. Hit Browse and find your background/texture.
  8. Choose "Tile" and "OK"

Page Style dialogue will close and you will see your new Style in the Style Navigator. Double click your new style to apply the page style to your page.

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