+ Post New Thread
Results 1 to 8 of 8
How do you do....it? Thread, Can I add a watermark to each students print? in Technical; Currently using seperator pages so students can identify their work (not my idea, the wisdom of SMT ). Ultimately, it's ...
  1. #1
    Ben_Stanton's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2007
    Location
    Hertfordshire
    Posts
    439
    Thank Post
    9
    Thanked 15 Times in 14 Posts
    Rep Power
    18

    Can I add a watermark to each students print?

    Currently using seperator pages so students can identify their work (not my idea, the wisdom of SMT).

    Ultimately, it's a mahoosive waste of ink and paper. It all just gets chucked. So for every print, there is a redundant page - not good.

    Can I set a watermark/header/footer of the students name to each and every print? Or does anyone know how I can print the seperator page on the reverse via duplex?

    Thanks in advance...

    Ben

  2. #2

    plexer's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2005
    Location
    Norfolk
    Posts
    13,328
    Thank Post
    622
    Thanked 1,577 Times in 1,414 Posts
    Rep Power
    413

    Re: Can I add a watermark to each students print?

    Dunno but maybe it's possible to do something like.

    Print document to pdf driver which watermarks print.

    Print pdf document to originally selected printer.

    Ben

  3. #3

    mac_shinobi's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2005
    Posts
    9,705
    Thank Post
    3,235
    Thanked 1,044 Times in 966 Posts
    Rep Power
    363

    Re: Can I add a watermark to each students print?

    not sure if this is a viable option but maybe a macro that is apart of the template that inserts there username on opening an office application or on creation of a new document.

    http://www.mrexcel.com/archive2/75900/88070.htm

    Just a thought

  4. #4

    plexer's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2005
    Location
    Norfolk
    Posts
    13,328
    Thank Post
    622
    Thanked 1,577 Times in 1,414 Posts
    Rep Power
    413

    Re: Can I add a watermark to each students print?

    Trouble is that it only works with office not everything.

    Ben

  5. #5


    Join Date
    Sep 2007
    Location
    UK
    Posts
    5,358
    Thank Post
    1,400
    Thanked 857 Times in 549 Posts
    Rep Power
    641

    Re: Can I add a watermark to each students print?

    A while back, I got it to print the computer name as a watermark. That made it fairly easy to reunite kids with their printout. I took it off because it caused some problems but I can't remember why?

  6. #6


    tom_newton's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2006
    Location
    Leeds
    Posts
    4,461
    Thank Post
    866
    Thanked 845 Times in 667 Posts
    Rep Power
    195

    Re: Can I add a watermark to each students print?

    It *sounds* like a good idea in order to reduce "Teacher X is a %%%%" type printouts as well

  7. #7

    Join Date
    May 2006
    Posts
    159
    Thank Post
    5
    Thanked 10 Times in 5 Posts
    Rep Power
    18

    Re: Can I add a watermark to each students print?

    Maybe check under printer properties->printing defaults->Job Options

    or similar?

    On our printers (OKI) we have watermarking options under the printer setup with a special "watermark" tab

  8. #8

    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Posts
    307
    Thank Post
    3
    Thanked 9 Times in 8 Posts
    Rep Power
    16

    Re: Can I add a watermark to each students print?

    Do you use any printer restrictions? It may not be quite what your after, but would it not be more usefull to use printer restrictions and educate them about printer useage? We use Print Manager Plus here and it has solved a lot of printer issues we had with wasted prints from pupils (and staff).

    I have also set it so it cancells jobs which have the document1 etc name so it forces them to save work with an appropriate name (I'm sure I got the idea from someone on here). OK to start with it was a problem setting the quotas up, but now staff and pupils are more responsible for when and what they print. It is only at times of course work deadlines that people need extra credit and I simply increase the year group for that day/week.

    If users where educated to print appropriately would that not solve the issue of having to use seperator pages to identify each individuals print outs?

SHARE:
+ Post New Thread

Similar Threads

  1. Promethean Watermark
    By popularITguy in forum Educational Software
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: 30th October 2007, 04:51 PM
  2. Broadband for Students
    By Pear in forum Recommended Suppliers
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 28th June 2007, 04:41 PM
  3. Print Spooler on Print Server
    By drewinc in forum Windows
    Replies: 8
    Last Post: 22nd May 2007, 09:02 AM
  4. When students get you down...
    By russdev in forum General Chat
    Replies: 8
    Last Post: 21st May 2007, 08:07 AM
  5. Replies: 32
    Last Post: 25th July 2005, 07:17 AM

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •