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Watermark in pdf report - can't change font size ?

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  • Watermark in pdf report - can't change font size ?


    I am generating a pdf report using the xbasic function "report.saveas". I am trying to change the default font size for the watermark as the default font size (172) is too big and the watermark is running off the edge of the page.

    I have tried using the PrintOptions property ".WatermarkFontSize" to change it to a smaller size, but it does not seem to affect the watermark font size at all. Here is my code:

    delete PrintOptions
    DIM PrintOptions as P
    With PrintOptions
    .HasWatermark = .t.
    .WatermarkFontSize = 80
    End with
    report.saveas(reportLayoutName, "PDF", "" , "" , reportSavePath,.F. ,PrintOptions,args,options)

    I have tried setting various properties of the watermark, but the only properties that seem to work are .HasWatermark and .WatermarkOnTop.

    Am I missing something here ? Any help appreciated.


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    Re: Watermark in pdf report - can't change font size ?

    Any ideas from anyone ?


    • #3
      Re: Watermark in pdf report - can't change font size ?

      Can you provide a sample to run and review?


      • #4
        Re: Watermark in pdf report - can't change font size ?

        I put together a cut-down test sample, and it doesn't exhibit the same problem - I can specify different font sizes and it seems to work. I have used the same printoptions in my sample code, so not sure what the problem is ? I will need to dig a little further to try and work out what is affecting the font size setting.



        • #5
          Re: Watermark in pdf report - can't change font size ?

          I found if I enabled the watermark in the pdf options of the project properties, then set the font size to what I want, it would then act as the 'default' setting. That is, I can turn off the watermark in the project properties, and use the printoptions setting .HasWatermark to control if the watermark shows or not in xbasic.

          The font size of the watermark is what I set it to in the project properties. Not really an explanation of why I can't set it grammatically, but is a work-around none the less.