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From "Hesham G." <heshamgne...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: editing, moving comments and bookmarks?
Date Thu, 18 Nov 2010 19:27:34 GMT
Kevin ,

Hope you can share what you get with us. I am interested in that too.


Best regards ,
Hesham

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> On Thu, Nov 18, 2010 at 1:01 PM, <Adam@swmc.com> wrote:
>
>> First, let me make sure I understand your goals correctly.  You have PDF 
>> 1
>> which has annotations and you want to make a copy all the annotations 
>> over
>> to PDF 2.  If we can't figure that out, then the next best thing would be
>> to make bookmarks with named destinations with the text from the
>> annotation and have them point to the exact location where the annotation
>> was located.  Sound about right?
>>
>>
> No, we need the comments to stay comments.
>
>
>> Well, I've never done anything with annotations, but assuming you can
>> iterate over them and get the text and location, it should be pretty
>> simple to build a document outline.  Hesham had a few nice posts on named
>> destinations which included some sample code.  Here's an example:
>> http://markmail.org/message/nbml3fzsdjn5kvbh (or just search the mailing
>> lists for "named destinations").  I haven't done any named destinations
>> with PDFBox, but I read up on ISO32000 to help Hesham, so I'm pretty good
>> at looking at the raw data with a text editor and tracing through to see
>> how everything is laid out and why it is or is not working.
>>
>>
> Cool, thanks a lot for your thoughts! I've actually contributed to the
> discussion on named destinations as I've used pdfbox to manipulate them
> (though I was never able to rename them without problems). I'll definitely
> give the annotations a whirl in pdfbox.
>
> Kevin
>
>
>
>> ----
>> Thanks,
>> Adam
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> From:
>> Kevin Brown <kb1381@gmail.com>
>> To:
>> users@pdfbox.apache.org
>> Date:
>> 11/18/2010 09:28
>> Subject:
>> Re: editing, moving comments and bookmarks?
>>
>>
>>
>> Adam,
>>
>> Let's say you have a PDF to which some user has added comments. Then an
>> updated PDF is generated. I was thinking perhaps one could sync the user
>> generated annotations from the old PDF to the new one. Perhaps by using
>> named destinations?
>>
>> Looks tough, but surely some one has needed to do this kind of thing?
>>
>> Thanks,
>>
>> Kevin
>>
>> On Thu, Nov 18, 2010 at 12:19 PM, <Adam@swmc.com> wrote:
>>
>> > I've done some work with bookmarks.  What did you want to know?  What
>> are
>> > you trying to do?
>> >
>> > ----
>> > Thanks,
>> > Adam
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> > From:
>> > Kevin Brown <kb1381@gmail.com>
>> > To:
>> > users@pdfbox.apache.org
>> > Date:
>> > 11/18/2010 09:02
>> > Subject:
>> > editing, moving comments and bookmarks?
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> > Hi,
>> >
>> > has anyone had experience using pdfbox to edit and/or move comments and
>> > bookmarks?
>> >
>> > I see some discussions about comments i pdfbox...
>> >
>> > Thanks,
>> >
>> > Kevin
>> >
>> >
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