Why did my watermark fail, with background not shown? It may take up to 30-60 seconds for Acrobat to show the watermark and background on document. Acrobat Watermark Troubleshooting Why no watermark on a PDF with watermarks on both sides? Sometimes watermarks on PDF pages do not show up or a watermark does not display at all on the PDF document. If you are using Acrobat with the newer versions of Acrobat Professional, this should happen even if you've installed a watermarking program such as PDF Watermark Maker Pro. The same goes for PDF Watermark Converter, when you import a .pdf file with watermarks on some pages, those watermarked pages will fail when you try to import it as a .pdf file. This should happen in every case in which you've imported a .pdf file with watermarks into Acrobat. I got a watermark but no watermark on some sides of the document This could also happen whenever a Watermark is placed over an image that is also a blank page. Why are watermark and background not shown on my PDF? You must enable text to display on a PDF page first. In the Tools>Content Editing>Edit Text&Images function, choose To add Watermark>Invert Text (if you don't see the Add Watermark options, the PDF is not set to a blank page), choose a new text file, name it whatever you want and click OK to import the watermark. After this, any PDF with watermarks should have a watermark shown next to any blank page. Why is text not visible on a PDF (for a watermark)? If the background is a text page, the text will not be visible even when the watermark is enabled. I got a watermark, but the text is not visible/hidden. How does Acrobat detect a blank page? — PDF Conversion Blog I'm creating PDFs from Word 2023 that need a watermark — how can I display my watermarks in Word and add a watermark to each page? Can I add watermarks to each page from different places? A: 1 — The easiest way is to copy and paste the watermark text, text area, page borders and any other images in Word.