# CTAN has a new package: pdfcomment

CTAN Announcements ctan-ann at dante.de
Mon Dec 8 10:22:31 CET 2008

```On Sun, 7 Dec 2008, Josef Kleber submitted the new package

pdfcomment

to CTAN.

Location on CTAN: /macros/latex/contrib/pdfcomment
Summary description: A user-friendly interface to pdf annotations

Announcement text:
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For a long time pdflatex offers the command \pdfannot for inserting
arbitrary pdf annotations. However, in a form where additional knowledge
of the pdf reference is indispensable. pdfcomment.sty is an answer to
the – from time to time – emerging questions in newsgroups, how one could
use the comment function of Adobe Reader. At least out of the LaTeX code
pdfcomment.sty offers a convenient and user-friendly possibility to use
pdf annotations in pdf files.
Unfortunately the support of pdf annotations by pdf viewers is only partly
available to nonexistent. The reference viewer for the development of this
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This package is located at
http://mirror.ctan.org/macros/latex/contrib/pdfcomment
http://tug.ctan.org/info/?id=pdfcomment
(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 .