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Posted on 2014-03-11
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I have a PDF form that I would like to overlay with data from my Access database.

Is there a way to create an Access form with a PDF as a background so that I can simply add the DB fields on top of the PDF?
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GrahamMandeno earned 2000 total points
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I don't think that Access supports a PDF as a background image.

However, you should be able to save an image of the PDF as another format - JPG, PNG, BMP, etc - and then use it in the Picture property of your report.

Best wishes,
Graham Mandeno [Access MVP 1996-2014]
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by:Dale Fye
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My guess is that you will have to put the image of the PDF on a background report, and then put the main report over top of it, with it's background set to transparent.
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