Re: Overprinting "draft"

Subject: Re: Overprinting "draft"
From: "Nancy S. Burns" <nburns -at- NOAO -dot- EDU>
Date: Wed, 15 Dec 1993 10:14:07 -0825

>For a large document that I will soon be editing, the authors want the word
>"DRAFT" printed in large gray type at a 45-degree angle on each page, with
>the normal text printed over it. Can any of you tell me how to do this? I
>am using Microsoft Word 5.1a for the Macintosh. I recall seeing Postscript
>commands for doing this, but I don't know what they are. Is there an easier

>David Cate
>dcate -at- hanover-crrel -dot- army -dot- mil

I've entered this postscript program in a header for the "draft" stamp:

/Times-Bold findfont 100 scalefont setfont
wp$x 2.8 div wp$y 3.5 div translate
0 setlinewidth
52.3 rotate 0 0 moveto (D R A F T) true charpath
gsave .95 setgray fill grestore stroke

Nancy S. Burns
National Solar Observatory
Tucson, Arizona

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