Watermark Node

The Watermark node is used to add a text or image watermark to PDF files. 


General Settings

You have the option to add either a text or image content to the document. The options will change based on whether or not text or image is selected.

Text Content Options

Font - The font for the watermark

Font Size - The font size for the watermark

Font Color - The font color for the watermark

B - Makes all of the text Bold

I - Makes all of the text Italic

Border - Sets a border around the watermark text

Border Color - Sets the color of the border

Width - Sets the width of the border

Background - Background color settings for the watermark text

Text - Enter the text to be displayed on the watermark

Insert - Use these options to insert custom variables within the content sections. Place the cursor where you would like the text and then click on the variable option you want to insert. These variables will be used when the headers and footers are placed on the document

Image Watermark Options

File – The path to the image file. Accepted formats are jpg, png, gif, & tiff.

Scale – The scale to apply to the image (100% for the full-size image)


Units - Units to use when calculating the position of the watermark. This can be inches, centimeters, millimeters, or points. Points are calculated in the PDF standard, 72 points per inch.

Horizontal – The horizontal location is relative to the left, right, or center of the page according to the choice in the drop down box. The number entered here is interpreted in units.

Vertical  – The vertical location is relative to the top, bottom, or center of the page according to the choice in the drop down box. The number entered here is interpreted in units.

Rotation – Rotate the watermark (text or image) by the given degrees clockwise.

Transparency – Transparency of the watermark. 100% is invisible and 0% is opaque.

Show on Screen - Whether or not to show the watermark when viewing the document

Show on Print - Whether or not to show the watermark when the document is printed

Behind Page Content - Places the watermark under the page content instead of on top


All Pages: all pages in the document

Page Range: set custom range of pages if needed using values separated by commas. For example, to print only pages 2 to 4 & 6 to 12 & 20 of a 30 page document enter “2-4, 6-12, 20″. Documents using Page Labels will require the exact page label to be entered (i.e. iv, v, etc...)

First Page: the first page of the document

Last Page: the last page of the document

Subset: Subset of the currently set page range to print. Choose from the below options


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