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XRWatermark Class

A watermark in a report.

Namespace: DevExpress.XtraReports.UI

Assembly: DevExpress.XtraReports.v19.1.dll

Declaration

public class XRWatermark :
    Watermark,
    IXRSerializable
Public Class XRWatermark
    Inherits Watermark
    Implements IXRSerializable

Remarks

This class is used to represent a report's watermark which is accessed via the XtraReport.Watermark property.

Examples

This example demonstrates how to add a watermark to a report. The SetTextWatermark method demonstrates properties that are useful when adding a text watermark to a report, while the SetPictureWatermark method demonstrates properties required to set a picture as the report's watermark.

using System.Drawing;
using DevExpress.XtraPrinting.Drawing;
using DevExpress.XtraReports.UI;
// ...

public void SetTextWatermark(XtraReport report){
    // Adjust text watermark settings.
    report.Watermark.Text = "CUSTOM WATERMARK TEXT";
    report.Watermark.TextDirection = DirectionMode.ForwardDiagonal;
    report.Watermark.Font = new Font(report.Watermark.Font.FontFamily, 40);
    report.Watermark.ForeColor = Color.DodgerBlue;
    report.Watermark.TextTransparency = 150;
    report.Watermark.ShowBehind = false;
    report.Watermark.PageRange = "1,3-5";
}

public void SetPictureWatermark(XtraReport report){
    // Adjust image watermark settings.
    report.Watermark.Image = Bitmap.FromFile("watermark.gif");
    report.Watermark.ImageAlign = ContentAlignment.TopCenter;
    report.Watermark.ImageTiling = false;
    report.Watermark.ImageViewMode = ImageViewMode.Stretch;
    report.Watermark.ImageTransparency = 150;
    report.Watermark.ShowBehind = true;
    report.Watermark.PageRange = "2,4";
}

Inheritance

Object
DevExpress.Printing.Utils.DocumentStoring.StorableObjectBase

Implements

DevExpress.Printing.Utils.DocumentStoring.IStorableObject
See Also