If you’ve added a background color or image to your document and you want to print it like that, be sure that the following setting is on:

  1. Go to File > Options.

  2. Select Display.

  3. Under Printing Options select Print background colors and images.

    The Print background colors and images check box in the Word options dialog box

  1. Go to Word > Preferences .

  2. Under Output and Sharing, select Print.

  3. Under Print Options, select the Print background colors and images check box.

  4. Close the Print dialog box, and go to File > Print.

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