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Draft watermark in RH9 docx output?

Oct 5, 2011 12:08 PM

I'm using RoboHelp HTML 9 and I have a separate cover that I insert for the printed output.

 

I created the cover using Microsoft Word 2010 (on Windows 7) and used the Page Layout > Watermark feature to insert a diagonal DRAFT notification.

 

When I generated my printed documentation, the cover doesn't show the watermark.

 

I tried using both a .doc and a .docx version of the cover page, and producing .doc and then .docx versions of the output. I still don't see the DRAFT on the cover page.

 

Ideally I should have a way to make a DRAFT watermark for both my printed and HTMLHelp outputs, but I thought this would be good enough for now.

 

If this isn't an option, is there a simple way to do what I want? (Mark a copy as draft so that someone doesn't find a printed copy lying around and think it's the final version.)

 
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    Oct 5, 2011 2:37 PM   in reply to MM Acton

    Your generated output is a document created by RoboHelp with your document inserted at the front, it's a bit of a mongrel and I'm not surprised the watermark in the cover doesn't survive the process.

     

    Simple solution? Add it to the document created.

     


    See www.grainge.org for RoboHelp and Authoring tips

     

    @petergrainge

     
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