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read text file and create pdf and add image to each pdf page

by lorenzob (Acolyte)
on Sep 20, 2009 at 17:16 UTC ( #796389=perlquestion: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??
lorenzob has asked for the wisdom of the Perl Monks concerning the following question:

Hi Guys, i'm pretty new to perl and i need to read text file and create a pdf file. I would like also to add an image to my pdf file or a background image under each each page of my pdf file. thanks a lot in advance for your help. Lorenzo.

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Re: read text file and create pdf and add image to each pdf page
by ccn (Vicar) on Sep 20, 2009 at 17:20 UTC
      i know that i should use that module... but i nead an example how read text file and convert it in pdf adding also some images and background to each pdf pages.
Re: read text file and create pdf and add image to each pdf page
by moritz (Cardinal) on Sep 20, 2009 at 18:04 UTC

    In my humble opinion the easies way to generate PDFs from text is to emit LaTeX code, and run that through pdflatex.

    I don't know if others (who might not know LaTex yet) agree, though.

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