# CTAN has a new package: pdfmarginpar

Date: February 10, 2009 8:40:46 AM CET
This package is new on tug.ctan.org and should work its way through the mirroring system in the next day. Thanks again, Jim Hefferon Saint Michael's College ................................................................................. The following information was provided by our fellow contributor: Name of contribution: pdfmarginpar Author's name: Christian Feuersänger Location on CTAN: /macros/latex/congtrib/pdfmarginpar Summary description: An improved \marginpar command which produces read-only PDF Annotations readable by Acrobat Reader with latex. License type: lppl Announcement text:
pdfmarginpar provides the \pdfmarginpar command which is similar in spirit to \marginpar. How- ever, it creates pdf-annotations which can be viewed with Adobe Reader instead of normal text margins: small icons indicate the in-text position where the message originates, popups provide detailed messages. The advantage over \marginpar is that bugﬁxes and communication is clearly visible together with its text source and the document as such is not obscured.
This package is located at http://tug.ctan.org/tex-archive/macros/latex/contrib/pdfmarginpar . More information is at http://tug.ctan.org/pkg/pdfmarginpar (if the package is new it may take a day for that information to appear). We are supported by the TeX Users Group http://www.tug.org . Please join a users group; see http://www.tug.org/usergroups.html .

## pdfmarginpar – Generate marginpar-equivalent PDF annotations

The package provides the \pdfmarginpar command which is similar in spirit to \marginpar. However, it creates PDF annotations which may be viewed with Adobe Reader in place of marginal texts. Small icons indicate the in-text position where the message originates, popups provide the messages themselves. Thus bugfixes and other such communications are clearly visible together when viewing the document, while the document itself is not obscured.

 Package pdfmarginpar Version 0.92 Copyright 2007, 2008 Christian Feuersänger Maintainer Christian Feuersänger

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