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Textured background in Excel 2010

Hello,

Other than inserting an image, is there a way to fill a range of cells with a textured color in Excel (2010)?

The following screenshot (from a website) shows three shades of textured background:

User generated image(Edit: this image is about twice as large as the screenshot and thus appears more coarse than the original.)

Is there a way to get a similar texturing effect for a range of cells in Excel?

The regular fill options include a couple of effects:

User generated image
User generated image
...but is there another setting or method to create a texture similar to that shown above?

Thanks
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Thanks for the responses.

Comment by: Wayne Taylor (webtubbs)
You can only add the "texturing" you require by setting the Background image (Page Layout > Background). But this will apply it to the entire worksheet.
Yep, I see that's the case but actually, doing it that way is probably okay.

Comment by: Ramin
I'm not sure if this is what you want to do,  but worth to check.

Shape  >>   select an area >> Shape fill >> Texture.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kxZwS9DHaOI

I can't remember using SmartArt Graphics before so thanks for bringing that to my attention. The YouTube video looks like she is adding texture only to the graphic but not to the background of the spreadsheet. Is that correct or am I missing something?
Inserting the background image actually works quite well so I think I'm good to go.

Thanks