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pdfoverlay – A style for overlaying text on a PDF

It is of­ten de­sir­able to take an ex­isit­ing PDF and eas­ily add an­no­ta­tions or text over­lay­ing the PDF. This might arise if you wish to add com­ments to a PDF, fill in a PDF form, or add text to a PDF where space has been left for notes.

This pack­age pro­vides a sim­ple in­ter­face to do this with­out hav­ing to re­sort to in­sert­ing one page at a time. Some or all of the pages of the PDF can be in­cluded and not all pages of the PDF need have over­layed text. It is also pos­si­ble to in­clude text be­tween pages of the PDF.

Another ad­van­tage of this pack­age is that the over­layed text can be set as nor­mal flow­ing from one page to an­other or with man­ual page breaks if you wish. It is also pos­si­ble to use any stan­dard method to po­si­tion text at ar­bi­trary places on a given page.

This pack­age de­pends on xparse, ev­ery­page, and pdf­pages.

Ver­sion1.0 2018-05-08
Li­censesThe Project Public Li­cense 1.3c
Copy­right2018 David Pur­ton
Main­tainerDavid Pur­ton
Con­tained inTeX Live as pdfover­lay
MiKTeX as pdfover­lay
TopicsGraph­ics in­clude

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