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Topic: Watermarks - is this why my PDF won't print? (Via Email)
Conf: (P-PDF) What's Wrong with my PDF?, Msg: 167053
From: EMcG
Date: 9/1/2008 05:56 PM


I hope someone can help as I am at my wits end trying to sort this.

I have an archive of old documents that have all been saved as PDFs and had a watermark placed across them telling users that the document is not longer in use.

However, these documents will not print. I am convinced it is to do with the watermark. When I attempt to print I am told that the document is 'flattening' - but then told that the document cannot print.

Can anyone help me and give advice as to why a watermark might stop a document from printing? Is it to do with something called 'layers'?

I have tried to fix this using Adobe Help - obviously, it didn't that's why I am here.

Many thanks for any help you can give. I have attached an example of one document that won't print.

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