[poppler] Modifying existing pdfs with popplar and cairo

Olaf Leidinger leidola at newcon.de
Tue Apr 22 00:45:25 PDT 2008


I think you could also use pdftk for this job. It's a commandline-tool
which can merge a pdf-file and form-data to one file.


On Mon, 21 Apr 2008 20:14:05 -0600
Mark Thompson <markthompson at plmw.com> wrote:

> Hello,
> I have a project using Rails where I'm trying to read and modify pdf 
> files. it has been a very frustrating search to find the right libraries 
> to use for the project.
> Specifically, my client want the site to allow a user to enter text on a 
> form, and then have that text inserted into an existing pdf file. I was 
> wondering if I could use poppler to read the pdf file and then use cairo 
> to modify it and write it back out. I am wondering if anyone has any 
> examples of ruby code using poppler.
> Mark

Olaf Leidinger <leidola at newcon.de>

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