[pdftex] absolute positioning of graphics(pdf's) using pdftex

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Mon Mar 19 13:52:56 CET 2001

At 11:09 AM 3/19/01 -0000, David Etherington wrote:
>   Hi again,   I am still looking for a way to absolutely position 
>graphics (pdf's) in a tex document for use with pdftex.   1) I do not
>require any text in the  document 2) I simply want to say:-   page
>height=10in page width=10in   include graphic.pdf @position 4in x  3in  
>include graphic.pdf @position 8in x  7in   /newpage   include graphic.pdf
>@position 4in x  3in     etc   etc   3) I have downloaded MikTeX for
>windows and have  all the extra bits like latex.   4) I am very new to tex
>and to be honest cannot  find help   5) I have had message re bophook but I
>do not know  how to include this, set it up, what its syntax is etc.  
>Please Help.     Thanks. 

just use plain tex: 




\def\addsomegraphic#1#2#3% file dx dy 
   \setbox\collectedgraphics=\vbox to \vsize
      \hbox to \hsize{\hskip#2\box\currentgraphic\hss}





If there is any real demand for such things ... i can make it nicer 

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