# [pdftex] Some problems with form Xobjects and \pdfliteral

Paweł Jackowski P.Jackowski at gust.org.pl
Thu May 21 14:07:28 CEST 2009

Thomas,

> This new Resources and XObject dictionary are not merged with the ones
> produced by pdftex, so my entries are ignored by viewers. So I cannot
> create myself a name for my form XObjects.

Indeed, you can't.

> A solution to solve this is to let pdftex create himself the names, for
> this I have to use \pdfrefxobject. But this led to two problems :
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Starting from 1.30.0 pdfTeX has a primitive \pdfxformname<objnum>.