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From Tilman Hausherr <THaush...@t-online.de>
Subject Re: appearance stream ideas for PDTextAnnotationMarkup
Date Sat, 26 Aug 2017 08:34:02 GMT
Am 26.08.2017 um 07:09 schrieb chitgoks:
> so i tried to create an appearance stream for a highlight text
> drawing shapes in content stream does nothing

Maybe you didn't set the color... or didn't stroke... or had the path 
outside of the bbox.

> upon inspecting the pdf after saving it in acrobat, it has an extra
> appearance stream dictionary containing an xform
> but i looked at xform and there does not seem to be any way to draw or fill
> shapes in that object
> images drawn to xform yes but shapes? has anybody tried this?

Yes of course this can be done. Unless you mean the PDFBox API, that is 
indeed missing. You'll have to do it the hard way.


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