[reportlab-users] Decorative border on page

Andy Robinson andy at reportlab.com
Fri Dec 6 12:43:36 EST 2013

This is definitely the smart way to do it. In our commercial
framework we have the pyPDF-like abilities (a page can be treated as
an image). Let designers do their thing, and just fill in the
variable bits yourself (preferably with fonts to match the

On 6 December 2013 17:40, Michael Hipp <michael at redmule.com> wrote:

> On 12/5/2013 12:20 AM, Stephan Richter wrote:


>> On Wednesday, December 04, 2013 08:05:04 AM Michael Hipp wrote:


>>> I am designing a pdf that will be a certificate to frame and hang on the

>>> wall. Does anyone have some code to put a decorative border around the

>>> outer edge of the page? Something vaguely like the link below (or even

>>> simpler).



>> I solve these problems by merging PDF pages using pypdf (now PyPDF2).

>> z3c,rml

>> integrates pypdf to support merging pages via RML. (RML2PDF also supports

>> merging pages.)



> Thanks. This is probably what I'll do - just purchase a "frame" from a

> graphic designer and use it as a backdrop.


> Michael



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