How to Add a Stamp to my Document

The Stamp tool can be used to imprint a PDF with an appropriate graphic mark that imitates real stamps, to indicate a document status such as ApprovedExperimentalAs Is, etc. You can choose a predefined stamp from the list of available ones, or you can create your own stamps.

 

Soda PDF Stamps

There are default stamps available for you to use.

  • Open the Comment Module.
  • Click Stamp.
  • Choose one from the list.

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You will see your mouse icon change.
  • Left-click on your PDF and drag your cursor to set the stamp size.
  • Release the mouse button to finalize.
 
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You can move your stamp around on your document.
  • Go into Edit mode.
  • Left-click on your stamp and move it.

 

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You can edit the stamp's opacity and blend mode with the help of the Properties panel.

  • Make sure the Edit mode is ON.
  • Right-click the stamp and choose Properties.

 

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You can also leave a comment on your stamp.

  • Go into View mode.
  • Click on your stamp. A window will open.
  • Leave your comment in the box.

 

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  • You can reply to your comment by clicking on the arrow.
  • To delete your comment, click on the trash icon.

 

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Custom Stamps

You can create a stamp from any image.

  • Click on Comment.
  • Click on Stamp.
  • Select Custom.
  • Click on the Plus icon.
 

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  • Click Browse.
  • A Browse Window will open and you can choose the image.

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The image will appear in the previewer.

  • Add a Stamp Name.
  • Click CREATE when you are ready to proceed.

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It will now appear under Custom Stamps.

 

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  • You can remove the stamp at any time with the X in the top right corner.

 

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Dynamic Stamps

Dynamic stamps are text-based, similar to our default stamps.

  • Choose Dynamic Stamp in the Create Stamp window.
  • Click on the Plus icon.


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  • Toggle the switch to decide if the author and date should be visible.


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  • You can update the Author.
  • You can use the Caption section to provide a reason for using this stamp.


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  • Click the color circle to change it.
    • Click here to learn more about choosing custom colors.
  • You can shift the Opacity of your stamp by sliding the bar.


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  • Choose your font settings.
  • Click Create to create your stamp.


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You can see your stamp appearing under Dynamic Stamps.


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  • Click the X in the top-right corner to remove the stamp.


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We have two additional modules. The OCR module allows you to recognize and edit text within any scanned document or image. We also have the E-Sign module that allows you to electronically sign PDFs and track and manage e-signatures in real-time. If those modules are not available for you, you can purchase them here.

 

       

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