How to insert a background image on a Calc Sheet in LibreOffice Writer

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Spreadsheets they are one of the most used office tools worldwide to keep track of your activities. There are many companies dedicated to developing software that can run spreadsheets and today we are going to talk about a very powerful one, which if you have not downloaded it, we advise you to install LibreOffice .

Specifically we will tell you about Calc, an open source software which offers you great and very useful advantages over other programs. One of the tools that this tool offers you is the ability to easily customize your spreadsheets, such as creating dynamic charts in LibreOffice Calc

Another cool feature is that you can add images to put them in the background on your papers and give them a professional finish. Not sure how? Don't worry, you're not the only one with this problem of not knowing how to put these images.

And for that we are here, we will guide you with this article so that you can proceed to place the image you wish to have on your sheets. Don't worry it is not difficult to do this process with the steps that we will show you below.

      Is it worth using Calc?

      Maybe you are not familiar with the Calc program and its tools so let's take some time before proceeding with the guide to talk about it. In this way you will be able to have clearer information and better understand the procedure we have prepared for you.

      As we said before, Calc is a free software spreadsheet in the style of Excel, but with fewer tools. This program was released for Windows, Mac and Linux systems as part of the Apache Open Office suite.

      One of the main advantages of this program is that since it is open-source, you will have more extensions that will be very useful to you and will help you, for example, to be able to compare two lists or columns. You can get these tools for free online so you won't have any problems installing them.

      Another feature of Calc is that you can use metric measurements so that you can measure cells or columns exactly. Also, you can set these measurements to cm, mm, inch or any type of measurement used in your country.

      So if you are looking for software for sheets of powerful calculation and also equipped with useful tools, Calc is for you. One of the most useful tools is the ability to add images using a simple procedure that we will provide you.

      How to insert background images into a spreadsheet in Calc?

      The procedure you need to perform to insert background images in the Calc sheet is very simple to perform. Simply follow the steps that we will show you below so that you don't have any problems in the procedure.

      First, it goes without saying that you have to have Calc installed on your PC, so if you don't have this program installed, run to download it. With that said, let's get on with the explanation for inserting background images into your spreadsheets.

      Step 1

      The first procedure to follow is simply to insert the image , you can do this by going to the context menu, after which you have to select the Position option and then click on the Background section. By doing this procedure, your image will be below the cells, in the background.

      Step 2:

      Even if it seems impossible at first to put your image in the background, there is a way to do it. You need to activate Calc Browser, which you can find in toolbar Standard icon. You have to search through the options and you have to locate one called Images and click on the + symbol that is in front of the name.

      Step 3:

      In the Images option you will be able to see a list of all those you have in your document, among these you will be able to see the one you have positioned at the bottom and which you will not be able to select unless double - click on it.

      You should now be able to close your browser and you should be able to see your image in the background of the spreadsheet. If you like, you can also put it on top so you can manage it however you like. It's that simple, now you will be able to work on your Calc sheet with a background image, once finished you will be able to configure and print several pages in Calc LibreOffice

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