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From James Green <james.mk.gr...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Overlay positioning problem
Date Wed, 08 May 2013 11:07:32 GMT
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.

I might get a chance to work on this. Are github pull requests good for you
lot?


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
>

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