[Tex/LaTex] Transparent background on page 1


I try to include a 'Watermark' in some documents. To achieve that I use eso-pic and tikz. The problem is, that I don't get transparancy in one-paged documents. As soon as the document has more than one page everything is fine.

My MWE demonstrates that. Uncomment %\newpage and the background is transparent (even on page 1).

What is wrong with my code? What do I have to change to achieve a transparent background even on one-page documents?


\begin{tikzpicture}[remember picture, overlay, opacity=0.08]%
  \node [rotate=60,scale=10,text opacity=0.2] at (current page.center) {Example};


Best Answer

You could use the background package (which is based on TikZ). Note that you have to compile twice to get it working correctly.


\SetBgContents{water free water mark}


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