The only way to apply watermarks to previews to stop freeloaders nicking your designs was to have preview and printing templates. Not the easiest way of doing it, admit it.
Watermarks are “easy as” now!
The Desktop Layer of Master Page in your web-to-print template is now showing on preview images, but is excluded from the final output (PDF, JPEG, GIF, PNG, CDR). It allows you to place watermarks on every preview image and forget about using printing templates.
Pity we didn’t come up with this idea earlier.
Desktop Layer behavior
Desktop Layer of Master page:
- shows on top of all other layers on every page
- shows on previews if you check the “printer” icon ON
- never shows in the output files (CDR, PDF, JPEG, GIF, PNG)
Converting your existing templates
Having preview and printing files for a product slows down the processing 2 times or more. The user may have to wait many long seconds for the order to process. Removing the printing template will fix the problem. It may be just too much work to re-upload your all your templates, so we have a deal for you …
If all your watermarks are in the same font not used anywhere else in the template we can easily re-process your templates, move the watermark text to Desktop Layer and kill your printing templates. You can download the file afterwards, if you need it.
Let us know.