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From Till Kinstler <>
Subject Re: Highligher Example
Date Mon, 11 Sep 2006 13:38:56 GMT
Mark Miller schrieb:
> Highlighting a PDF document, last time I looked (quite a while ago),
> involves supplying an xml file that describes offsets for highlighting.
> You can specify the file in the URL. 

PDFBox (, which is also convenient for parsing
PDFs, can generate those XML files through its class PDFHighlighter
There is a page discribing the various options for highlighting PDFs
with PDFBox:
Unfortunately, highlighting through these XML files seems not to work in
the Acrobat Reader plugin for Linux.


Till Kinstler
Verbundzentrale des Gemeinsamen Bibliotheksverbundes (VZG)
Platz der Göttinger Sieben 1, D 37073 Göttingen, +49 (0) 551 39-13431,

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