How to watermark the fillable PDFs without losing form filling ability in Acrobat Reader?
You can apply watermark in the existing .NET PDF document without losing the Form fill ability in Acrobat reader. You can achieve this by importing loaded PDF document (PdfLoadedDocument) to a new PDF document (PdfDocument) and apply the Watermark. Refer to the following code example.
//Load the Existing PDF document PdfLoadedDocument document = new PdfLoadedDocument("../../Form.pdf"); //Initialize new PDF document PdfDocument doc = new PdfDocument(); //Import Loaded document to new PDF document doc.ImportPage(document, 0); //Initialize Font Font f = new System.Drawing.Font("Times new roman", 36, FontStyle.Regular); PdfFont font = new PdfTrueTypeFont(f, true); //Getting graphics from 1st page PdfGraphics g = doc.Pages.Graphics; //Saving current graphics state PdfGraphicsState gs = g.Save(); //Set transparency for graphics g.SetTransparency(0.25F); //Watermarking in the Graphics g.DrawString("Syncfusion Watermark", font, PdfPens.Red, PdfBrushes.Red, new PointF(50, 100)); //Restoring saved graphics state g.Restore(gs); // Save and close the document. doc.Save("Sample.pdf");
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