{watermark} concerns typesetting background text or placing background images on pages to help in identifying a document

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Watermark on the first page only

I'm modified the following code from this post to add a couple of vertical watermarks on a page. However, the code places these watermarks on every page. Is there a way to restrict watermarking to ...
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How to write multiple lines as watermark?… and images with transparency?

I want to write 2 or 3 lines in watermark \usepackage{draftwatermark} \SetWatermarkText{Mika Ike} \SetWatermarkScale{0.25} \SetWatermarkColor[gray]{0.88} How can I write "Mika Ike" and under this ...
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Draftwatermark with inserted PDF

I have included a watermark (using \usepackage{draftwatermark}) for draft copies of my document, several pages of which are inserted from a PDF. The watermark behaves just fine on most pages - the ...
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Mark on document where input starts and what is the filename

I have a master document, and use many input{...} commands to compile the total document from many parts. I would like to mark on the working document, the start of each new input, and, what the ...
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PNG as a background?

Is it possible to use a PNG image as a background, but with selected opacity? It seems to me that standard solutions found here can not change opacity of PNG... I assume, that in the following one of ...
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eso-pic, watermark NOT on title page

I use eso-pic package to put watermark in my document. It works very well. But I have a problem with the first page - I would avoid this watermark on first page. In describing of eso-pic I am not ...
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How can I add a background to every page except the first?

I want to make a company letterhead in LaTeX (example output here), and I did it using fancyhdr and absolute positioning, which, while horrible, worked fine so far. I must have updated XeLaTeX, ...
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Watermark random location

I would like to add an artistic watermark image on every page, at a random location on each page. I am considering the eso-pic package, but am open to just about any suggestion. Does anyone have any ...
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Watermark on pictures only

I know how to use a watermark on a full page in LaTeX reports, using for instance this code: \usepackage{draftwatermark} \SetWatermarkText{Confidential} \SetWatermarkScale{5} However, on my report, ...
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Repeated text watermark on the whole page

I'm want to put a repeated short text on the whole page as watermark... I've read the xwatermark guide but didn't find anything helpful. Any idea how to handle that?
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Draft watermark image just in a \section

Is it possible to have a draft watermark only in a \section? EDIT: I have in a document more then one \section, and I need the draftwatermark just in some \section. Unfortunately the section with ...
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How to add barely visible tracking dots to a b/w document?

I would like to add barely visible tracking dots in the style of these micro tracking dots to my b/w document. The tracking dots mentioned in the above look like this: The tracking dots are aligned ...
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Error using longtable and xwatermark

I am experiencing some issues when I use longtable and xwatermark. If the table starts in page X and finishes two page later, I get an error : ! LaTeX Error: Something's wrong--perhaps a missing \...
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Watermark image

Please note I'm new to LaTeX so don't know much about it (yet). I've looked on-line about how to add a watermark image but don't know how to do it. I've seen sites that show something about it but ...
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Position watermark neatly at the bottom of the page

I use the draftwatermark package to show some drafting information at the bottom of each page (the draft infos are included via svn-multi macros, but I just inserted text in this MWE for simplicity). ...
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Transparent background spanning several tikzpictures

I am trying to display a "forbidden sign" in the background of two tikzpictures (much like some kind of watermark). However, in the following MWE the "forbidden sign" is cut-off at some seemingly ...
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How to add random lines over text as a watermark and anti-OCR?

I would like to add a sort of a watermark to a PDF file produced using LaTeX. I have in mind graphical elements (lines, circles, etc.) that would partially obscure the text on the page. The ...
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Watermark for table row

I have a longtable with some columns, all of fixed with (e.g. p{3cm}), so all rows are of the same known width. I want to add a textual watermark (like "New") behind some rows. Of course the rows can ...
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Draftwatermark Draft not in Italics

I have installed the draftwatermark package, but 'DRAFT' comes horizontaly in my document, not in diagonal. The same happens with the draftcopy package. Furthermore, modifying the angle option in ...
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concurrent use of geometry package with watermarks

I'd like to include a graphic as watermark in a document with the twoside option and asymmetric page margins adjusted with the geometry package. There's a plethora of packages that are suitable for ...