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Textured background in Excel 2010

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Last Modified: 2017-11-15
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:

2017-11-14a_background-texture.png(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:

2017-11-14b.png
2017-11-14c.png
...but is there another setting or method to create a texture similar to that shown above?

Thanks
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