Free means to annotate (comment) a PDF?
Posted Nov 19, 2005 13:37 UTC (Sat) by chm
In reply to: Free means to annotate (comment) a PDF?
Parent article: The Grumpy Editor's Guide to PDF Viewers
There's an open source java program "jarnal", which primarily serves as a scratch book device for "tablet" computers. However, it allows you to put a pdf-file in the background, add some "sticky notes" via traditional keyboard and save the whole thing back in different formats:
This might provide some of the functionality that you're looking for. However, it's been quite a while since you've posted. If you've already found something better, please let us know. Besides, the annotation feature for pdf seems quite important to convince people getting rid of inappropriate formats (like the .doc-thing) in collaborative writing efforts. Linux pdf application developers should seriously consider the "sticky note" feature.
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