[pdftex] Adding objects to the page

Jim Diamond Jim.Diamond at acadiau.ca
Mon Jan 25 22:40:10 CET 2010

On Mon, Jan 25, 2010 at 22:27 (+0100), Heiko Oberdiek wrote:

> 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.

The OP is not using latex.  Does that package work in LuaTeX (or plain


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