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# GetPosXViewHelper / GetPosYViewHelper¶

These ViewHelpers provide the possibility to read the current position within the PDF document.

<pdf:text>This text will be rendered at position x={pdf:getPosX()} and y={pdf:getPosY()}</pdf:text>


It is possible to use these ViewHelpers to position elements relatively when used together with a math ViewHelper. The following example requires the extension vhs to be installed.

{namespace v=FluidTYPO3\Vhs\ViewHelpers}

<pdf:text posX="{v:math.subtract(a: '{pdf:getPosX()}', b: 15)}" posY="{v:math.sum(a: '{pdf:getPosY()}', b: 30)}">This text element is moved relatively</pdf:text>