Klaus on-rev klaus at major.on-rev.com
Sun Dec 5 07:11:12 EST 2010

Hi Richmond,

> On 12/05/2010 10:41 AM, Anthony Howe wrote:
>> My question was also not really around whether PDF export is possible, but rather if it was possible to open an existing PDF file (which was created in LC, or not) and add new data (like a personalized footer or header from LC app data for example), then, reexport it...as a PDF, ready for distribution.
> As Livecode can export PDF documents without any real problems; were it capable of importing
> them (as TEXT), mucking around with a PDF and re-exporting it would be dead easy.
> SO . . . there are 2 questions that DO need to be asked:

> 1. Import PDF as an image?

Not right away, but e.g. on OSX you could use the command line tool "SIPS" to convert
a PDF to JPG or PNG first. No idea about Windows/Linux.

> 2. Import PDF as text?




Sorry for my last posting, it mioght have sounded a bit more rude that I actually intended.

Klaus Major
klaus at major.on-rev.com

More information about the Use-livecode mailing list