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CTAN has a new package: pax v0.1

Date: September 3, 2006 3:54:16 PM CEST
On Sat, 26 Aug 2006, Heiko Oberdiek submitted a new package pax to CTAN. Location on CTAN: macros/latex/contrib/pax/ License: other (lppl/gpl)
>From the README: | A. PROJECT PAX | ============== | | If PDF files are included using pdfTeX, PDF annotations | are stripped. This project tries a solution without | altering pdfTeX. A Java program (pax.jar) parses the PDF file that | will later be included. It writes the data of the annotations | in a file that can be read by TeX. Then a LaTeX package (pax.sty) | extends the graphics package. If a PDF file is included, the package | looks for the file with the annotation data, reads them and puts | the annotations in the right place. | | Project status: experimental
Thanks for the upload. For the CTAN Team Rainer Schöpf

pax – Extract and reinsert PDF annotations with pdf

If PDF files are included using pdf, PDF annotations are stripped. The pax project offers a solution without altering pdf. A Java program (pax.jar) parses the PDF file that will later be included. The program then writes the data of the annotations into a file that can be read by .

The package pax extends the graphics package to support the scheme: if a PDF file is included, the package looks for the file with the annotation data, reads them and puts the annotations in the right place.

Project status: experimental

Packagepax
Version0.1l
Copyright2006–2012 Heiko Oberdiek
MaintainerHeiko Oberdiek
Bastien Roucariès

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