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How do I add watermark into document, but from second page. Or better, from, instance, from second page and to, for instance, 10th page of document?

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  • possible duplicate of Watermark on selected pages
    – Null
    Mar 4 '15 at 21:41
  • @Null, superb, but how do I set watermark from 2nd page to LAST page, i.e., how do I get number of pages inside latex doc? Mar 4 '15 at 21:43
  • Are you using the xwatermark package or would you be willing to use another one? Mar 4 '15 at 21:45
  • @Null Unless the OP confirms that he is using xwatermark this could be not a duplicate of the linked question. Mar 4 '15 at 21:46
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    Closing voters: this is not a duplicate of the linked question; there the problem is specific to xwatermark which is not used by the OP here. Mar 4 '15 at 22:00
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Here's one option using the background package; read the package documentation to see all the customization possibilities it offers:

\documentclass{article}
\usepackage[contents={}]{background}
\usepackage{lipsum}

\AddEverypageHook{
  \ifnum\value{page}=1\relax
  \else
  \backgroundsetup{contents={my text}}
  \fi
\BgMaterial
}
\begin{document}

\lipsum[1-30]

\end{document}

Use the

\backgroundsetup{}

command in the \else branch to place the desired material, at the desired location, with the specified attributes. enter image description here

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Similar to Gonzalo's answer, just using draftwatermark:

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\documentclass{article}
\usepackage{draftwatermark,xcolor}
\usepackage{lipsum}

\SetWatermarkAngle{45}
\SetWatermarkColor{red!30}
\SetWatermarkScale{5}
\SetWatermarkText{%
  \ifnum\value{page}=1\relax% Nothing on page 1;
  \else DRAFT \fi}

\begin{document}

\lipsum[1-30]

\end{document}

For conditional printing of content, make sure you specify this condition as part of \SetWatermarkText.

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