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From Kevin Brown <kb1...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Replacement Text Annotations
Date Thu, 18 Nov 2010 17:21:23 GMT
Did you have any luck with this, James?

On Mon, Feb 8, 2010 at 4:34 PM, James <kingjiv@gmail.com> wrote:

> I was wondering if anyone has had any experience working with Replacement
> Text annotations with PDFBox.  I am currently working on a project which
> involves, in part, transferring annotations from one PDF to another.  The
> PDFs are actually the same PDF, the only difference is in the annotations.
> I am having an issue when it comes to Replacement Text annotations, because
> they come up in PDFBox as type PDAnnotationUnknown and when copied over,
> the
> only thing which is copied is the text.  The popup is lost as well as the
> line which crosses out the text which the annoter (is that a word?) intends
> the text to be a replacement of.
>
> In contrast, everything works great with annotations created using the
> regular Note Tool.  For each note PDFBox finds 2 annotations, one of type
> PDAnnotationText, which is the actual comment and one of PDAnnotationPopup
> which is the popup that the text is contained in.  In addition, you can
> easily find the relation between these two annotations by using getParent
> from PDAnnotationPopup or getPopup from PDAnnotationText.  For Replacement
> Text annotations, only a single annotation is found by PDFBox, of type
> PDAnnotationUnknown.
>
> Any information anyone can provide on this would be appreciated.  My only
> thought is that perhaps this is a newer feature which is not really
> supported by PDFBox yet.
>

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