# CTAN update: pdfcomment

Date: June 17, 2016 8:13:13 AM CEST
Josef Kleber submitted an update to the pdfcomment package. Version number: 2.4 License type: lppl1.3 Summary description: A user-friendly interface to pdf annotations Announcement text:
For a long time pdflatex has offered the command `\pdfannot` for inserting arbitrary PDF annotations. However, the command is presented in a form where additional knowledge of the definition of the PDF format is indispensable. This package is an answer to the – occasional – questions in newsgroups, about how one could use the comment function of Adobe Reader. At least for the writer of LaTeX code, the package offers a convenient and user-friendly means of using `\pdfannot` to provide comments in PDF files. Since version v1.1, pdfcomment.sty also supports: LaTeX -> dvips -> ps2pdf, LaTeX -> dvipdfmx, XeLaTeX and LuaLaTeX Unfortunately, support of PDF annotations by PDF viewers may vary. The reference viewer for the development of this package is Adobe Reader. Changes in v2.4: * compatibility fix for luatex v0.85+ * upgraded obsolete datetime to datetime2 * Bugfix: incorrect positions of PDF text annotations with dvips
This package is located at http://mirror.ctan.org/macros/latex/contrib/pdfcomment More information is at http://www.ctan.org/pkg/pdfcomment We are supported by the TeX users groups. Please join a users group; see http://www.tug.org/usergroups.html .
Thanks for the upload. For the CTAN Team Erik Braun

## pdfcomment – A user-friendly interface to pdf annotations

For a long time pdf has offered the command \pdfannot for inserting arbitrary PDF annotations. However, the command is presented in a form where additional knowledge of the definition of the PDF format is indispensable. This package is an answer to the – occasional – questions in newsgroups, about how one could use the comment function of Adobe Reader. At least for the writer of code, the package offers a convenient and user-friendly means of using \pdfannot to provide comments in PDF files. Since version v1.1, pdfcomment.sty also supports → dvips → ps2pdf, → dvipdfmx, XeLaTeX and Lua.

Unfortunately, support of PDF annotations by PDF viewers may vary. The reference viewer for the development of this package is Adobe Reader.

 Package pdfcomment Version 2.4a Copyright 2008–2016 Josef Kleber Maintainer Josef Kleber

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