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Re: Watermarks in Word docs

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From: Ilana Gordon
Date: Dec 7, 2017 12:27PM


Thanks so much Jim. So just to be clear are you saying that it should be
taken out completely as a watermark as well?

Thanks,
Ilana

On Thu, Dec 7, 2017 at 1:56 PM, Jim Allan < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:

> I recommend adding the watermark text to the filename (e.g. SAMPLE - the
> real fileneme.docx). file name is first thing read by a screen reader. the
> filename appears in the center of the word user interface, easy to see.
> front loading the file name with the watermark text ensures it will display
> in the user interface without being truncated.
> Also, recommend adding the watermark text as a header and/or footer (tho
> screen reader might not find it), or if possible make the first line of the
> document the watermark text in bold (e.g. *SAMPLE SAMPLE SAMPLE ...*)
>
>
>
> On Thu, Dec 7, 2017 at 11:41 AM, Ilana Gordon < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
> wrote:
>
> > Looking for some guidance for the use of watermarks. I've always
> understood
> > that they are a no no or low vision/contrast issues. We have some docs
> that
> > have a watermark that is a light grey and indicates the doc is a sample.
> >
> > Any info on best practice in this case?
> >
> > Ilana
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Ilana Gordon
President
Word Wizards, Inc
8609 2nd Avenue, Unit 406-B
Silver Spring, MD 20910
*v.*301-986-0808 *fax.*301-986-0809
*Direct: 240-380-2639*
www.wordwizardsinc.com