[tex-live] Making texts externally replaceable in PDFs, e.g. with sed(1)

Osipov, Michael michael.osipov at siemens.com
Fri Dec 14 18:24:09 CET 2018

Am 2018-12-14 um 18:18 schrieb Arthur Reutenauer:> 	Michael,
 > On Fri, Dec 14, 2018 at 06:03:01PM +0100, Osipov, Michael wrote:
 >> Especially because the post-processing on the target side is out of 
my hands
 >> at all.
 >    This is the information I was missing in your first email.  So to
 > reply to your original question: yes, it is virtually impossible to
 > post-process a PDF file with sed, in the general case.
My hope is that some xdvipdfmx guys says: "Hey, we can do 
\plainmagic{%DOCID%} and this part will be pure text in the PDF".

So one has to alter xdvipdfmx, if possible at all.


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