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3. On the Text Watermark screen, click ‘Fit to Window’ to view the first image and ‘Sample – Tiled’ to select a preset tiled watermark ready for customisation. Type your text into the ‘Text settings’ pane, then select a font, size and colour. We selected a 72pt Trebuchet font in green and set the Opacity to 30 percent.

Step 3

Step 3

4. We’ve set the rotation to 315 degrees. By putting the mark at an angle we can use fewer lines of text – allowing the image to be seen easily – while making it hard to crop the watermark out. Select formatting options that suit your own tastes. You can add a shadow and background to the watermark, too.

Step 4

Step 4

5. Click the ‘+’ symbol in the Presets panel and give your watermark a name, thus creating a template for future use. Click ok, then hit ok again at the bottom of the Text Watermark screen. Back in the main Watermark Factory screen, click the Image Preview tab and then the Options button.

Step 5

Step 5

6. In the Options panel, you can resize, sharpen and rename the images, and change their alpha channels. If you want to maintain unmarked versions, be sure to save them under separate filenames. Close Options, select the file format for the watermarked images, then click Generate.

Step 6

Step 6

See also:

Add a watermark in Photoshop Elements

Watermark a PDF in Adobe Acrobat

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