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

Joop B. Buker info
Sun Jan 13 21:01:40 CET 2008

Philipp Wagner schreef:
> 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.
> Philipp
Adding to this question: I am looking for a program that I can use to 
add metadata like keywords to existing pdf's (scans).


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