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Re: [tdf-discuss] Watermark in PDF Export


On 02/12/2013 04:59 PM, Andreas Mantke wrote:
Hi,

Am 12.02.2013 15:53, schrieb CVAlkan:
Hi:

Is there any way to modify the attributes of the watermark that Writer puts
into a pdf that it generates? For instance, can the font/typeface, color,
orientation, page-placement, etc. be specified somewhere?

I've looked through the documentation and help files and such, but found
nothing relevant. Thanks for any information.

currently the color of the watermark and the font/typeface are hard
coded. There is no option to change that yet.

Regards,
Andreas


To get around that limitation[s], why not create a "watermark image" and place it in the background?

I made a very "faded" color image and placed it in the background in several places on a letterhead. It was so light and "faded" it could be printed, but would not show up when copied. Althoughthey did not need it, that allowed them to have a way to make sure no one could make copies of the document[s] and claim that it was the original. The color image printed out well in either b&w or color.

So, if you really need to have a watermark design that cannot be done with the watermark option, try doing that. To be honest, I created the letterhead using OpenOffice.org and did not know how to use any watermark feature. So I used what I knew how to do, the background image.



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