[pdftex] Adding objects to the page

Heiko Oberdiek oberdiek at uni-freiburg.de
Mon Jan 25 22:27:41 CET 2010

On Mon, Jan 25, 2010 at 06:23:41PM +0100, Patrick Gundlach wrote:

> Hello Wolfgang,
> >>> 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.
> I have solved this using a custom output routine.

Package `atbegshi'. With \AtBeginShipoutUpperLeft and
\AtBeginShipoutUpperLeftForeground you can put things in the
background or foreground of the output box inside \AtBeginShipout.

Yours sincerely
  Heiko <oberdiek at uni-freiburg.de>

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