[Tugindia] Water Mark in LaTeX

Kannan Moudgalya kannan at iitb.ac.in
Tue Mar 24 02:17:34 CET 2009

> Dear Members,
>                      I am interested in knowing how to put an image as 
> water mark background in a latex document. Also I would like to know if 
> there any standard packge for making wedding card designs.
> Sudheer
Please see below an announcement that answers your first question.  I 
use pdfdraftcopy, because it is compatible with pdflatex.  The way to 
use this is \usepackage[draft]{pdfdraftcopy}.  This results in the word 
"draft" coming across the page in big letters as water mark.

PDFdraftcopy.sty, a LaTeX package to print "DRAFT COPY" or similar
strings in a pdf document has been released at:


The draftcopy.sty already available at CTAN cannot be used with pdfTeX
since, this package employs postscript specials which is disliked by



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