Lightroom Classic: Please add a function to add image watermark 1:1 with no loss of quality and resolution

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exporting pictures with a PNG watermark to the exact ratio of 1:1 is impossible! that mean loss of resolution and quality of the watermark I believe this is a BASIC function. Also the border distance trim for the image watermark, have too big steps... thanks
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Gaetano Crisci

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Ed Chuck

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There is a partial workaround (at least in LR4, I'm not sure about 3.x). Assuming that your export dimensions are constant, you can place your sized watermark on a transparent background with a canvas size the same as your export dimensions. This can be saved as a PNG file to preserve transparency and in Watermark Effects, the option Size: Fit should be selected.
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Alexey Khaletskyi

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Thank you! It's great solution.
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Stuart Smith

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I like to use a larger PNG so it can be used for high res as well. SO strange that Adobe cannot write an algorithm to resize a PNG on export. This seems so basic and the problem exists even into the latest CC 2016. baffled.