Convert flat PDF to interactive PDF
rsmith at xs4all.nl
Sun Jul 21 17:40:26 UTC 2013
On Sat, Jul 20, 2013 at 03:18:19PM -0400, Jerry wrote:
> I am looking for an application that can convert a standard "flat" PDF
> file into an "interactive" PDF. I can locate several that work under
> MS Windows, including Acrobat XI; however, I was trying to find one
> that will work under KDE on FreeBSD.
A lot of those kinds of features are only supported by acrobat reader.
E.g. with KDE's Okular, annotations, forms and playing movies are listed as in
development (see http://okular.kde.org/formats.php).
enabled for them to work. Few open source PDF readers support that, because it
can be a huge security risk. The graphics/mupdf port supports it, but the port
Using e.g. print/pdftk you can uncompress the streams in a PDF file, so you
can edit it in any editor. This would allow you to see which stream contains
[plain text _non-HTML_ PGP/GnuPG encrypted/signed email much appreciated]
pgp: 1A2B 477F 9970 BA3C 2914 B7CE 1277 EFB0 C321 A725 (KeyID: C321A725)
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