[Scribus] a bit off-topic: Tool to add notes to PDFs??

Philipp Wagner lists
Sun Jan 13 20:37:07 CET 2008

Gregory Pittman schrieb:
> flaco wrote:
>> Hej Guys!
>> Does anyone out there know a easy-to-use cross-platform tool that allows to
>> put annotations into an existing PDF-document?
>> Background: I'm doing the lay-out of a magazine and there are others that
>> do the final checks. (far,far away.) I send the PDF to them, but until now
>> its kind of nasty: they have to send me texts like: "On page 3, second
>> column at the left border of the image text flow is nasty."
>> I would like to find a way that they could put a mark/note/something at
>> that place in the doc just saying "nasty!" (for example)
>> Like it was in good-old-paper-based-times: do a print, take a red pencil
>> and on we go. Just doing it per email.
> the easiest way we can help here is to suggest you send back and forth 
> the Scribus file, to which PDF annotations can be added.

Well, apart from that, I have been looking for a free solution for
adding notes to PDFs, too for a long time. I didn't find one, did
somebody else?
This is especially useful if you want to send a PDF file to someone else
who does not own Acrobat.


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