[XeTeX] Your advice for generation of tables/forms with decorations?

Jean-Louis Cordonnier jlcord2 at wanadoo.fr
Thu Apr 28 11:48:29 CEST 2011

Use Scribus to draw your decorations.
Or convert (in Imagemagick package) (from png to eps for instance)

Then with pdftk, you can stamp your pdf table file with your pdf
decoration file


Le 28/04/2011 11:18, Kārlis Repsons a écrit :
> What would people of this list recommend on this topic:
> How to generate a table, which has numerous custom decorations? I mean, some 
> external, curved frame lines and similar internals, also a bit of embedded 
> graphics...
> Perhaps using some EPS-converted graphics, but maybe also writing 
> with something like MetaPost, not sure.
> I also wonder about pdf forms: could those be used to enter part of the output 
> data and calculate the rest within pdf, then print?
> Just where to start and what is known to be of a good use...
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