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Subject: RE: [docbook-apps] Re: Annotating PDF files

Apparently that's a proprietary adobe thing that they keep to themselves
so you'll have to buy acrobat:


> -----Original Message-----
> From: news [mailto:news@sea.gmane.org] On Behalf Of Steinar Bang
> Sent: Monday, April 03, 2006 2:25 PM
> To: docbook-apps@lists.oasis-open.org
> Subject: [docbook-apps] Re: Annotating PDF files
> >>>>> Steinar Bang <sb@dod.no>:
> >>>>> Steinar Bang <sb@dod.no>:
> >> Is it possible to use DocBook XML to create PDF files that can be
> >> annotated in a PDF reader (adding comments, typically used for
> >> proofreading and collaboration)?
> > Note that I'm aware that this can be done by post processing the PDF
> > file with Adobe Acrobat.
> > But I was hoping this was possible to achieve using only free tools.
> Adobe reader calls what I'm hoping to do for "comments", and not
> "annotations".   The stuff you can do is notes, highlights and stamps
> (whatever stamps are?).  The tools for doing this should be available
> of the PDF document has the appropriate usage rights.
> Appearently FOP doesn't insert these rights, because I can't see these
> tools if I open a file I've created from DocBook using FOP 0.91beta.
> Hm... this is probably more of a FOP question than a DocBook apps
> question.  So I'll ask on the FOP mailing list, and report back here
> if I find anything interesting.
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