[OS X TeX] Search for pdf editor

William Adams wadams at atlis.com
Wed Mar 20 09:20:54 EST 2002

pneukom asked:
>I have modified and added comments to pdfs using Acrobat 4 (Classic),

AFAIK, Adobe Acrobat, the full version, the product formerly known as
Exchange is the only thing which will do this.

>delete or rearrange content using  Canvas 8 (Carbon).  Unfortunately,
>Canvas' pdf filter is broken and doesn't have the ability to re-flow

That's a limitation of .pdf---it precisely places text, and loses the
concept of paragraph. Although Tailor.app in NeXTstep was able to do
this with .ps files, that capability has been lost, unless it's
preserved in OneVision's program(s), www.onevision.com

>and add highlights.

That's annotation

>I don't feel like upgrading to Acrobat 5 until it is
>completely Carbonized.

We're all waiting on that, but I'm not holding my breath.


William Adams, publishing specialist
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