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Re^3: PDF File Merging Data

by petecm99 (Pilgrim)
on Dec 23, 2010 at 03:45 UTC ( #878716=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^2: PDF File Merging Data
in thread PDF File Merging Data

Ahh, images. I don't see anything in pdf::create that allows for embedding images.

In that case, you could try the module Rolf suggested (pdf::reuse), using the prText method to write to the existing template. But instead of replacing tags, set up the position of each dynamic data element in your Perl script (e.g. ~fullname~ has a position of {10,50}). Then, store/read the values for replacement separately. Doesn't have to be text - could get fancy and read them out of an Excel file, or database...
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