Change Page Background

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The Change Page Background action changes the background of input documents. It contains the following customizable parameters:

Figure 1. Change Page Background Action Options


Click All Options to view/edit all options. The Add Background dialog box will open, as detailed below.

Select the Show setup dialog while running box to launch the Add Background dialog box and customize settings each time this action is used. Clear this box to disable the Add Background dialog box from opening each time the action is used, which is useful when the same settings are used consistently.

Figure 2. Add Background Dialog Box


The Source options determine the source of the background:

Select From Color to add a color-based background.

Select Name to enter a file to be used as the background, or click the icon to select a file from the local computer. Enter the page number of the desired background in the Page number box.

The Appearance options determine the rotation, opacity and scale of the background:

The Rotation value determines the rotation (in degrees) of the background.

The Opacity value determines the opacity (transparency) of the background.

The Scale value determines the scale of backgrounds. Select the check box to scale watermarks to the target page. If this box is not selected then the scale is relative to the size of the original image used as the source for the background.

The Placement options determine the horizontal and/or vertical offset of the background from the left, right or center of the document.

The Page Range options are as follows:

Select All to add backgrounds to all pages.

Select Custom to add backgrounds to a custom page range. Further information on how to specify page ranges is available here.

Use the Pages box to determine backgrounds for specific page ranges. Further information on this process is available here.

Use the Subset option to select All Pages, Odd Pages or Even Pages as desired.

Note that it is possible to create more than one background for pages within the same document as long as they are not located within the same page/page range.

The Preview Page pane displays a preview of pages. Select the numbers beneath the pane to preview the corresponding document pages.

Click the Settings dropdown arrow to save/delete customized settings, or manage existing customized settings, as detailed below.


Click OK to save changes.



Figure 3. Add Background Dialog Box, Settings Dropdown Menu


Click save.changes.icon Save to save the current settings to a profile for subsequent use.

Click delete.icon Delete to delete the current profile.

Click manage.icon Manage to manage saved profiles. The Manage Presets dialog box will open:



Figure 4. Manage Presets Dialog Box


Click Edit to edit selected profiles.

Click Clone to clone selected profiles.

Use the up and down arrows to move selected profiles up or down in the list.

Click Delete to delete selected profiles.

Click Import to import profiles from a saved file.

Click Export to export profiles to file.