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Unable to add Watermark in PDF



A user has the requirement to add the "Draft" watermark to a PDF and they are using Out-of-the-box (OOTB) HTMLToPDF activity to generate the PDF.

There is no options or parameters to add watermarks in the generated PDF.

Error Messages

Not Applicable

Steps to Reproduce

  1. Create an activity which calls the HTMLToPDF activity to generate a PDF.
  2. Observe there is no options to set a watermark.

Root Cause

Watermarks are not currently a supported aspect of the PDF generation process.


An enhancement request, FDBK-24660, has been created for consideration by Pega Product Management.

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Published April 26, 2018 - Updated October 8, 2020

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