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July 05, 2018, at 09:01 PM by Aaron Pouliot - Added category Watermarking
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*When a document contains mixed page sizes or orientations.  PaperCut watermarking currently assumes all pages in a document will have the same page size and orientation. If they do not then the watermark may print at the wrong location on some pages.

!!! Mixed Page Size Workarounds
For PostScript use a bottom of page watermark.

For
PCL5 and PCL6 use a top of page watermark. This is needed because the internal coordinate systems
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!!! Mixed Page Sizes and Orientations
PaperCut watermarking currently assumes all pages in a document will have the same page size and orientation, so funny things can happen with mixed documents, and occasionally
the watermark may print at the wrong location. Luckily, depending on the driver type there usually is an easy workaround.

*For PostScript use a bottom of page watermark.
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For PCL5 and PCL6 use a top of page watermark. This is needed because the internal coordinate systems
April 06, 2018, at 12:02 AM by Aaron Pouliot -
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The Watermarking feature in PaperCut generally works with standard print languages such as PostScript, PCL5, and PCL6 spool files. However, there are a few rare cases where watermarking as intended even when using one of these drivers.

*When the document spools in the EMF format which may occur if [[https
://www.papercut.com/kb/Main/EnableAdvancedPrintingFeatures|Advanced Print Features]] is enabled
*When
the document spools in the XPS format which may occur when [[https://www.papercut.com/kb/Main/WindowsType4PrintDrivers|Type 4 Print Drivers]] are used
*"Full page" watermarking is not supported in conjunction with PCL5 content
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When a document contains mixed page sizes or orientations.  PaperCut watermarking currently assumes all pages in a document will have the same page size and orientation. If they do not then the watermark may print at the wrong location on some pages.
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The Watermarking feature in PaperCut generally works with standard print languages such as PostScript, PCL5, and PCL6 spool files. However, there are a few rare cases where watermarking doesn't work as intended even when using one of these drivers.  Fortunately these situations are easy to fix. See the list of limitations below:

*When the document spools in
the EMF format which may occur if [[https://www.papercut.com/kb/Main/EnableAdvancedPrintingFeatures|Advanced Print Features]] is enabled.
*When the document spools in the XPS format which may occur when [[https://www.papercut.com/kb/Main/WindowsType4PrintDrivers|Type 4 Print Drivers]] are used.
*"Full page" watermarking is not supported in conjunction with PCL5 content.
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When a document contains mixed page sizes or orientations.  PaperCut watermarking currently assumes all pages in a document will have the same page size and orientation. If they do not then the watermark may print at the wrong location on some pages.
March 15, 2018, at 10:20 PM by Aaron Pouliot - Added mention of Type 4 drivers
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The driver must also be a Type 3 driver and not a [[https://www.papercut.com/kb/Main/WindowsType4PrintDrivers|Type 4 driver]].
June 26, 2014, at 05:40 AM by peter - Supported language
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!!Supported Print Languages

PaperCut currently can watermark PostScript, PCL5 and PCL6 spool files.

July 16, 2012, at 06:42 AM by peter - Created
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(:title Watermarking Limitations:)

!!Mixed Page Sizes and/or Orientations

PaperCut watermarking currently assumes all pages in a document will have the same page size
and orientation. If they do not then the watermark may print at the wrong location on some pages.

!!!Workarounds

For PostScript use a bottom of page watermark.

For PCL5 and PCL6 use a top of page watermark. This is needed because the internal coordinate systems
for these languages have their page origins at the top left of pages.

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''Categories:'' [[Category.Printers|+]], [[Category.Troubleshooting|+]]
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[-Keywords: watermark, page size, orientation, mixed page size, mixed orientation, mixed-]

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