[reportlab-users] Embed comments in PDF?

Darren Govoni darren at ontrenet.com
Fri Nov 7 09:53:05 EST 2008

Hi Andy,
Well darn. Hehe. Since I'm a one-track-mind I will maybe have to
write my own mod to do this and give it back to the community.

Now to hunt down the PDF file format spec. Oh joy!


On Fri, 2008-11-07 at 14:45 +0000, Andy Robinson wrote:

> 2008/11/7 Darren Govoni <darren at ontrenet.com>:

> > Hi,

> > Is it possible to read in an existing PDF, write comments into yet (so

> > they appear as comments to Adobe Reader) and write it back out with

> > reportlab? Maybe the "comments" are just some metadata, but I couldn't

> > see in the API how this might be done.


> No it isn't. Our commercial package doesn't do this either. Sorry!


> > PS. I also tried to contact the PyPDF author, but no response after 3

> > tries.


> In the open source world people do tend to move onto new projects,

> sadly. Except for us - we mostly remain stationary on the same old

> project ;-)



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