HOW TO USE AUTOMATOR WATERMARK PDF

When Apple revealed macOS Mojave at WWDC last week, the company briefly teased a new ability that allows Mac users to quickly add watermarks to multiple pages within a PDF file, or a batch of images, using the new operating system's Quick Actions feature. Check out how it works before Mojave sees release this fall. Found in the lower right corner of Finder's Preview window, or via a direct right click on a file, Quick Actions can perform a number of duties, from rotating an image to transforming a cache of images into a single PDF file. Watermarking is not a standard Quick Action option, at least in the first Mojave developer beta, but it is possible to get the feature working with a few Automator customizations.

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Apple introduced Quick Actions with the release of macOS Mojave, which was a new feature that helped you enhance your productivity. Quick Actions allows for easy Finder access to common tasks, such as rotating an image or compiling a multitude of images into a single PDF file.

It essentially uses Automator workflows to process the files. The option to watermark PDF files is not present by default in Quick Actions, but it can be added by using a few Automator customizations.

The result is the ability to watermark a PDF file easily using Finder without any additional third-party software. Adding a watermark to a PDF file can be very helfpul.

We recommend using a. To adjust the offset, simply enter in a value in the x or y boxes which will displace the image along the x or y axes respectively. You can also choose whether you want the watermark to be placed over or under your PDF. Finder will now automatically watermark your PDF file and save it in the location you specified.

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How to watermark PDFs and images using Quick Actions in macOS Mojave

Apple introduced Quick Actions with the release of macOS Mojave, which was a new feature that helped you enhance your productivity. Quick Actions allows for easy Finder access to common tasks, such as rotating an image or compiling a multitude of images into a single PDF file. It essentially uses Automator workflows to process the files. The option to watermark PDF files is not present by default in Quick Actions, but it can be added by using a few Automator customizations. The result is the ability to watermark a PDF file easily using Finder without any additional third-party software. Adding a watermark to a PDF file can be very helfpul.

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How to: Using Mac Automator to watermark images using a folder action

Pretend you have a folder of images on your desktop, named "Originals". You want to open up these images and add a custom image you've made, which will act as a watermark. Save that image next to your Originals directory. Now that the files are ready, it's time to launch Automator located in your Applications folder and make a new workflow:. Next, drag and drop your Originals folder to the area in your Automator window that says "Drag actions or files here to build your workflow". Your action should look similar to this now:. The next step is to add the Acorn action "Layer on Images".

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