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Topic: Stream Objects and Embedded Files
Conf: (P-PDF) Developers, Msg: 101469
From: Hombre
Date: 11/28/2003 08:50 PM

I've created a custom annotation which uses an image (JPEG) for its normal appearance; this image is saved as a stream in the PDF document so multiple annotations can use the same stream....
if later I want to change this image, is there a way to remove this stream physically from the document ?
I know that PDF uses incremental updates, but an image takes a lot of space and would be useful to completely remove it.

Then I've another question for you: my annotation uses data from a file which has to be included in the document...
Can you axplain to me the difference between a simple stream containing this data and an embedded file stream ?
does the second offers something more ?

Thanks in advance

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