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Ok thanks. I tried that. It worked.  You need a form with a transparent
background which took a little work with gimp (  Then I used a
table to place the fields where I wanted them..  So I can see a method to
get this handled.

What would be much easier would be to be able to make the image a
background layer or a watermark (like microsoft), overlay it with a
transparent table and then place the fields to match the form. I wouldn't
have to go the extra step of making the background transparent.  If you
have a lot of fields, it's a lot of clicking.

The other way I could do it is have a blank form, place the fields on a
transparent table for precise locations, then overprint the hardcopy form.
 Then I would have to scan the completed document.  Either way - there are
some extra steps to get what I want, but it can be done.

So... Thanks.

On Fri, Jun 21, 2013 at 3:55 AM, Alexander Thurgood [via Document
Foundation Mail Archive] <> wrote:

Le 21/06/2013 05:23, howellsilverman a écrit :


When I try to move a database field on top of an  image (or PDF object),
writer won't let me place it on top of the image.

Is there a way to put a database field on top of an image?

If you try to insert the fields by dragging and dropping on top of the
image, then this will only work for the first field, and only on the
first line of the page, and even then only if the image is arranged in
the background apparently, at least from my testing - in other words,
completely useless.

If however, you drag and drop your fields first, and then insert the
image and set that to wrap in background, you can  put your fields more
or less wherever you want.


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