Thanks Brad, but I am looking for something that would allow me to create color overlays for the PDF and then use the functionality of the Systemi to create the PDF.

-----Original Message----- From: Bradley Stone
Sent: Tuesday, April 24, 2012 1:33 PM
To: RPG programming on the IBM i / System i
Subject: Re: Color Overlays with PDF


I use Primo PDF. It allows you to print anything to a PDF file. That
means you can make your overlay in Word or whatever, and print it to a
PDF file.


On Tue, Apr 24, 2012 at 12:05 PM, Robert J. Mullis
<robertmullis99@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
For years, I have utilized overlays on spoolfiles to print logos, etc. Of course, these overlays have always been black and white. Now (I believe as of 6.1) we are able to print directly to PDFs in the IFS. I would like to be able to create “fancy” overlays for PDF spoolfiles, such as color logos and headings/boxes, etc. Is there a utility to generate colored overlays for PDFs, preferably one that is open source/freeware or not too expensive? I work for a small (and by small I mean 4 people total) company and we can’t afford expensive software to accomplish this task.

Robert J. Mullis
Wellington-Royce Corporation
(770) 395-7400 x1023
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