# [pdftex] Re: Embedding fonts

Tue Aug 20 10:17:35 CEST 2002

I'm trying to get pdfTeX to set annotations on a .pdf so that we don't
have to manually transfer figure callouts.

Here's the macro I'm using:
%macro to callout figures as .pdf annotations in the margin
\newcommand{\callout}[1]{#1\marginpar{\hbox to 6pc{\pdfannot{/Subtype
/FreeText /Contents (#1)}\strut}}}

which works fine---except the annotations don't print!?!

They show up in the full versions Acrobat 4.0 for Mac, and Acrobat 5.0 for
PC (in Acrobat Reader 5 in Mac OS X I can see a dot or some such, Apple's
Preview.app and TeXShop.app don't show anything :(

but they don't print, either to an HP LaserJet 8150, or an HP1220C via

Is there something I'm doing wrong? Or some option I can set to get them
to print?

William

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