Document.Background Property

Word Developer Reference

Returns a Shape object that represents the background image for the specified document. Read-only.

Syntax

expression.Background

expression A variable that represents a Document object.

Remarks

Backgrounds are visible only in Web layout view.

Example

This example sets the background color for Web layout view to light gray for the active window.

Visual Basic for Applications
  ActiveDocument.ActiveWindow.View.Type = wdWebView
With ActiveDocument.Background.Fill
    .Visible = True
    .ForeColor.RGB = RGB(192, 192, 192)
End With

This example sets the background bitmap image of Web layout view to Bubbles.bmp.

Visual Basic for Applications
  ActiveDocument.ActiveWindow.View.Type = wdWebView
ActiveDocument.Background.Fill.UserPicture _
    PictureFile:="C:\Windows\Bubbles.bmp"

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