[pdftex] how to add pdf highlighting?
wadams at atlis.com
Tue Aug 26 11:36:04 CEST 2003
> PDF seems to have a highlight capability built in. I wondered if
> there is some way with pdflatex to insert the pdf command to turn
> highlighting on and off?
No, Adobe licensed a third-party tool created for making annotations in
a .pdf and has been bundling it as a standard part of Acrobat since v4.
Writing some sort of TeX front-end to that would be nice, but I'm not
aware of any such yet. It would arguably be in pdftex's bailiwick since
it's a part of the (defacto) pdf standard as defined by Adobe Acrobat's
You'll need to either arrange for the creation of such or put a
coloured box behind the text---Peter Wilson's Memoir has some
capabilities along these lines, but I don't think it can be done for
less than a paragraph.
William Adams, publishing specialist
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