[Image-SIG] Re: Strings and Images

Fredrik Lundh fredrik at pythonware.com
Sun Feb 20 10:58:37 CET 2005

Greg Lindstrom wrote:

> I am new to PIL and would like some help/advice.  I am to write an application to pull information 
> from a database and format it so that it would print to a form.  I would like to pull the form 
> into my Python application (I have it in pdf and png format) and overlay my data on top of it.  I 
> can open and play with the image in PIL but can not figure out how to write strings on top of the 
> location for each data element (I have been playing with crop).  Can I do this with PIL and, if 
> so, how do I go about doing it.  Or, is there a better way to accomplish this task?

this recent thread might be helpful:



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