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I need to write a word on a figure, which I have saved as fig.pdf.

1) I import the pdf file to mathematica:

a = Import["fig.pdf"][[1]]; 

2) Following the example given in "Help":

Graphics[{Circle[], Inset[x^2 + y^2 == 1, {0, 0}]}]

I do

Graphics[{a, Inset[x^2 + y^2 == 1, {0, 0}]}]

But this does not work. How can I write a word in an imported pdf, in a position a I wish?

Thank you.

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You have problem because your variable a is already a graphics object. This works for me:

file = Export["fig.pdf", Plot[Sin[x], {x, 0, 2 π}]]
g = First[Import[file]]
Graphics[{g[[1]], Inset[x^2 + y^2 == 1, {200, 200}]}]

enter image description here

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