On 01/21/2011 01:47 PM, Dotan Cohen wrote:
On Fri, Jan 21, 2011 at 10:58, Bas Roufs<email@example.com> wrote:
The PDF reader "Okular" contains a seemingly smart functionality for
this purpose. It is the same package which is being pointed at the
page you have found yourself:
To annotate, etc.
pen the PDF document in Okular
tools> review or F6.
You can make text annotations "inline" or next to the text.
Additionally, you can make yellow highlights, straight yellow lines,
polygons, put stamp symbols, underline the text with a black line and
make cyan ellipses.
Okular is a typical KDE/Kubuntu package. However, it is also possible
to install it from the repository in any other *Ubuntu distribution.
The problem is that Okular does not support "PDF Annotations". The
annotations that Okular provide are in it's own unique format (in a
sidecar file), incompatible with "PDF Annotations" even though it
shares the same name. When the OP sends a PDF that was annotated with
Okular, the recipient will not see the annotations. Even if he is also
I recommend Xournal to the OP.
Late to the thread I know, but does Okular convert a pdf to images like
xournal and th OO plugin? Or does it retain the text characteristics of
a document. If the latter, it remains a potentially searchable
document. The trick would be to figure out how to export with the
annotations. Maybe printing to PDF. Anyone have experience with how it
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