Lightroom: How do I place text/watermarks on my pictures?

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I am a beginner LR3 User and I love the program, but is there any way to put text on my photograph through LR or will I have to get another program to export it to so I will be able to do this, and if so what program do you recommend?
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I depends on what exactly you want to do. There are some simple text capabilities in Lightroom which can be used to place text on your images in various ways in various contexts. Depending on how you're outputting the pictures (Slideshow, Print, Web, Export) you can add text via Watermarking, Identity Plates, or Text Tokens. Searching the Lightroom help files for any of those terms will provide you with detailed information.

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