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Topic: Re: Automate Annotations?
Conf: (P-PDF) Developers, Msg: 56465
From: LeonardR
Date: 5/29/2002 05:19 PM

At 12:40 PM -0500 3/16/01, p-pdf-developer Listmanager wrote:
>I understand that there is no underline property of text, but there
>is the underline option in the Highlight tools.


>My question is this: Is it possible to create the underline
>annotation via javascript?

In Acrobat 4, no. In Acrobat 5, yes.

>For example, when a user fills in a multi-line text box form, could
>there be a way to automatically highlight the entered text and then
>create the lines under each line of text?
That's a different problem, since you're now talking about
having one type of annotation (the hiliting) sit on top of another
type (forms). Should work, but I don't expect that you'll really end
up getting the effect that you wnat.

Leonard Rosenthol
Sr. Software Engineer (215) 922-3509 (voice)
Digital Applications (215) 440-0504 (fax)

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