[pdftex] pdfannot

James Quirk jjq at galcit.caltech.edu
Wed Nov 9 06:44:45 CET 2005


You might find the following document:


of interest. It is an advanced example of what can be achieved
using \pdfannot's. The programming model is sufficiently unsual
that you will not be able to lift the underlying LaTeX code,
directly, but the example stands in that it shows why one
might want to produce documents for AR/Acrobat that cannot
be viewed with xpdf, gs., preview etc. .



On Tue, 8 Nov 2005, Victor Ivrii wrote:

> On 11/5/05, Heiko Oberdiek <oberdiek at uni-freiburg.de> wrote:
>> On Sat, Nov 05, 2005 at 09:10:44AM -0500, Victor Ivrii wrote:
>>> I was long ago interested in. I think that  Notes could be a nice
>>> alternative to footnotes
>> They aren't in general, because many PDF viewers are not able
>> to display them (xpdf, gs, ...).
> I am aware of this. In fact I suspect that none but AR/Acrobat can
> handle this. Still AR exists for most of the platforms and in certain
> circumstances it could be beneficial

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