Hmmm, i always struggle with it quite a lot. Not that i have done it
much. Only tried 1 or 2 times tbh but both times it was a pita.
*From:* Girvin R. Herr <firstname.lastname@example.org>
*To:* Tom Davies <email@example.com>
*Cc:* "firstname.lastname@example.org" <email@example.com>
*Sent:* Friday, 21 June 2013, 19:16
*Subject:* Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: Database field on top of
Piece of cake with Draw. I've done it. Now if the OP wants
I can't help there.
Tom Davies wrote:
> Hi :)
> I think he is trying to fill in a form that has been sent to him
as a Pdf. Either that or trying to fill in a form that has been
scanned in as a Pdf.
> Regards from
> Tom :)
>> From: Alexander Thurgood <firstname.lastname@example.org
>> To: email@example.com
>> Sent: Friday, 21 June 2013, 17:58
>> Subject: [libreoffice-users] Re: Database field on top of PDF
>> Le 21/06/13 17:12, howellsilverman a écrit :
>> Hi Howell,
>>> Ok thanks. I tried that. It worked. You need a form with a
>>> background which took a little work with gimp (
>>> http://www.ehow.com/how_8422694_remove-white-gimp.html). Then
I used a
>>> table to place the fields where I wanted them.. So I can see
a method to
>>> get this handled.
>> I am a bit lost as to what it is exactly you are trying to achieve.
>> You don't say what it is you want as your PDF document and what
>> to do with Writer ?
>> For example, in Base, you can create a database form with a
>> image that will have some degree of transparency.
>> You can also do this independently as a Writer document, into
>> insert your fields from your database. It is possible to insert and
>> image in this Writer document which can be set to be a
>> with a degree of transparency.
>> Where does the PDF come in ? Are you exporting your form to FPDF ?
>> Sorry, but I guess I'm missing something.
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