[pdftex] Adding objects to the page

Patrick Gundlach pg at levana.de
Sun Jan 24 20:24:21 CET 2010

Hi Martin,

>> \immediate\pdfobj stream { ... }
>> wich gets inserted in the pdf as (for example) object no. 1.
>> How do I get this object to be output on the current page? I would like
>> this object to be the first object on the page. I guess I need to insert
>> it into the /Page dictionary, right? But how would I do this?
> Not into the /Page dict, but referenced in the content stream.


> Why do
> you care if it's the "first object" on the page?

Because I would like this object to be the "lowest" object on the page.
If I undestand PDF streams correctly, the later objects will be placed
on top, so if I have a filled rectangle at the end, it will hide the
contents below it.

>> This is for something like a watermark.
> There are LaTeX packages for that. :-)

What is this LaTeX thing people keep telling me about?

ConTeXt wiki and more: http://contextgarden.net

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