Background Generator dialog can be accessed from any dialog with background settings - Table Properties, Editable Images,Template background or Page Background, allowing you to design your own custom background, using few predefined patterns.
Use the Width and Height edit boxes to set the dimension of the backround.
Sets a transparency effect to the background.
Apply an overlay effect to the background pattern and choose between overlay colors and overlay gradients.
If you check overlay color use the color picker to set the color.
If you check overlay gradient set the gradient effects as explained below.
Use Start/Mid/End Color to set colors for this effect. A gradient requires a minimum two colors to be set.
Use Gradient Direction to set a gradient effect and orientation - Left2Right (from left to right) or Top2Bottom (from top to bottom).
To load predefined settings or save current settings to use them later, use the Presets option (at the top left corner). For more information see Presets.