I would like to decorate pages of some pdf documents with tikzpictures. My idea was to include them with pdfpages, and then draw a tikzpicture overlay on top of the page.



\begin{tikzpicture}[remember picture,overlay]
\node at (current page.center) {test};


However, tikzpicture ends up at page 2 of the resulting document. Is there a way to achieve similar functionality?


You could use the pagecommand option, such as

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  • Very nice. Can this option be set globally for all \includepdf calls? – Martin Scharrer Mar 7 '11 at 10:32
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    To answer my own question: \setkeys{pdfpages}{<options>} makes the options global, like with graphicx. – Martin Scharrer Mar 7 '11 at 10:48

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