[reportlab-users] Draw images with canvas and use SimpleDocTemplate

slothy Rulez a lot slothyrulez at gmail.com
Mon Mar 21 16:39:50 EDT 2011

Ummm, it's much simpler than that, the image axys positioned over
everything, something like drawing with the canvas drawImage method.
¿Is there any flowable? a water mark could be valid too.

By the way, what the Macro method does?

2011/3/21 Tim Roberts <timr at probo.com>

> slothy Rulez a lot wrote:

> >

> > In front of the text, positioned like the canvas.drawImage method.


> But associated with and/or positioned based on the position of some

> specific piece of text? Like, for example, if you wanted to draw a

> circle around some specific word? That kind of thing requires you to

> create a custom flowable. The standard paragraph flowable looks for an

> <image> tag, which allows you to embed an image at a specific point in

> the text, but if you need to draw something over a specific word, you'll

> have to add that yourself.


> to dIt's each raw something at a specific point on the page (you do that

with the first/next page callbacks, where you get a canvas), but if it

> depends on the final positioning of a particular word, that's tricky.


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