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From A...@swmc.com
Subject Re: editing, moving comments and bookmarks?
Date Thu, 18 Nov 2010 18:49:25 GMT
If you run into issues, I might be able to help out, if given a PDF and a 
very short bit of code which doesn't work (remember, no attachments to the 
list).  If these servers stop crashing I should be able to spare a few 
minutes to quickly look it over.

---- 
Thanks,
Adam



From:
Kevin Brown <kb1381@gmail.com>
To:
users@pdfbox.apache.org
Date:
11/18/2010 10:43
Subject:
Re: editing, moving comments and bookmarks?



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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- FHA 203b; 203k; HECM; VA; USDA; Conventional 
- Warehouse Lines; FHA-Authorized Originators 
- Lending and Servicing in over 45 States 
www.swmc.com   -  www.simplehecmcalculator.com   
Visit  www.swmc.com/resources   for helpful links on Training, Webinars, Lender Alerts and
Submitting Conditions  

This email and any content within or attached hereto from Sun West Mortgage Company, Inc.
is confidential and/or legally privileged. The information is intended only for the use of
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