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PDF: Add Watermark Text With Autofill

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PDF: Add Watermark Text With Autofill

This Specification Task will create a grid of text watermarks on the specified pages of a target PDF file.

The task will fill the entire page with the specified text watermark.


Property NameDescription
TitleChanges the Title (not the name) of the task.
PDF FileThe path to the PDF file to modify.
Page RangeUse '*' or leave empty to select all pages. Also accepts a pipebar delimited list of page numbers, e.g. '1|2|3', or a range using a hyphen, e.g. '1-3'.
Watermark TextSpecifies the text value to be inserted as a watermark.

This text is inserted as a single line.

Watermark FontSpecifies the font to be used for the watermark.

Text decoration cannot be used when specifying a font, for example: underline.

Watermark ColorSpecifies the color the be used for the watermark. Color names, Hex codes and RGB codes are accepted formats.

RGB codes are specified with pipe separators.

If empty, black will be used as the default color.

OpacitySpecifies the opacity of the watermark text as a value between 0.0 (transparent) and 1.0 (opaque).
Rotation AngleThe rotation angle of the watermark in degrees.

Specify positive values to achieve the desired clockwise rotation.


When this Task is added the properties are static. To be able to build rules on a static property see How To: Change A Static Property To A Dynamic Property.

Property NameExample RuleMeaning
PDF File"D:\DriveWorks\MyPDF.pdf"Will add the watermark to MyPDF.pdf.
Page Range"2-4|7|9"Will apply the watermark to pages 2,3,4,7 and 9.
Watermark Text"DRAFT"Will us the text "DRAFT" as the watermark on the specified pages.
Watermark Font"font-family: arial; font-size: 20pt;"Will use the font arial, 20pt.
Watermark Color"#233f6b"Will apply the Hex code #233f6b to the watermark text.
Opacity0.5Will make the watermark translucent.
Rotation Angle45Will rotate the watermark text on the page to 45 degrees clockwise.