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Need help with Inserting background pic for letterhead

by Aceninja / February 27, 2008 12:29 PM PST

Hi ,

I've got an image file that is 1700 x 2200 pixels (8.5 x 11 letter size) that I would like to use as a template. So far I know of two different ways to insert it as the background pic and they give me two different problems: (using word 2007)

Method 1) page layout> page color> fill effect> choose picture on hdd...

Using this method the background picture is not stretched to fit the page and when i click on print preview the layout is all messed up. The background appears to be bigger than the letter pad size and appears zoomed in.

Method 2) Click Insert> Picture> and then manually stretch it to fit the page

This method looks good on screen but during print preview the part of the right side of the image is cut off (text is fine) and I can see big borders on all sides. I do not want any borders as the image is supposed to fill the entire page and I need to stop the right side from getting cut off.

I would appreciate any suggestions you can provide me in creating this letterpad. It's a highly graphical one and thats why I need it to stretch to fit the whole page.

Please help!

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