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From "Andreas Lehmkühler" <andr...@lehmi.de>
Subject Re: Overlay positioning problem
Date Wed, 08 May 2013 11:17:24 GMT
Hi,


James Green <james.mk.green@gmail.com> hat am 8. Mai 2013 um 13:07 geschrieben:
> Hi Andreas,
>
> I (literally) just created PDFBOX-1596 as a result of further testing.
> Indeed OverlayPDF works better but it's a pain the rear end to use as it
> has been plugged right into a CLI driven class.
+1, good idea

> I might get a chance to work on this. Are github pull requests good for you
> lot?
Yes of course, that's ok

> On 8 May 2013 12:02, "Andreas Lehmkühler" <andreas@lehmi.de> wrote:
>
> > Hi,
> >
> > James Green <james.mk.green@gmail.com> hat am 8. Mai 2013 um 08:28
> > geschrieben:
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > Am hoping someone here can speed up an investigation of ours. Essentially
> > > we're seeing a document overlaid with unexpected results.
> > >
> > > We are looking at three PDF files each of which Adobe Reader claims to be
> > > A4 in size.
> > >
> > > Two of the PDFs are considered stationary documents. The third PDF is the
> > > letter to be overlaid onto the stationary. Very simple stuff!
> > >
> > > Let's call the letter document A, the stationary B and C.
> > >
> > > A onto B: works as expected
> > > A onto C: A loses a lot of the left hand margin. The overall document
> > that
> > > is A appears to be left of centre as a result.
> > >
> > > A and B were produced by OpenOffice. C was sent to us by a professional
> > > stationary company. Both scenarios are being put through exactly the same
> > > use of PDFBox. As stated before, all three are said to be A4 according to
> > > Reader.
> > >
> > > Any ideas to help us with this at all?
> > Which PDFBox version? What are you using to do the overlay: the "old"
> > Overlay
> > or the "new" OverlayPDF? The new one uses a new IMHO better approach to
> > create
> > an overlayed pdf.
> >
> > > Thanks,
> > >
> > > James
> >
> > BR
> > Andreas Lehmkühler
> >


BR
Andreas Lehmkühler

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