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How can I define new relation types in Doccano?

I use Doccano to do some text annotation. I want to define new relation types in Doccano. When I click on "Relation" in the left menu: I get a 404 error: How can I define new relation ...
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Okular TypeWriter annomation with explicit Chinese words makes the file size super huge & Revocation doesn't restore file size

Q1: Is there any solution to avoid such huge size change? As also discussed in this Linux forum, when I use okular to add explicit text annomations, the file size will become huge, this seems to be ...
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Any Chrome extention to hide seleted GitHub issue and remember rule when back? [closed]

Sometimes I need review issues in a GitHub repo to learn examples and experience. Since there are so many issues, I want to mark some of the issues as useless, some are importance or add some icon to ...
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Okular: Highlight with comment

I need to annotate a PDF document with Okular in the following way: highlight text, then add a comment for the highlight. I'm used to PDF XChange Editor where I can use the Highlight-Tool, then double-...
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How can I select an annotation in Okular by clicking on the particular annotation on the corresponding page of a pdf file?

How can I select an Okular annotation by clicking on the particular annotation on the corresponding page of the pdf file? I can do this by clicking on the annotations toolbar but that does not let me ...
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Pycharm puts red lines on valid annotations in python3.7

When adding type hints to my python3.7 code. I often don't import the actual classes to avoid circular dependencies. Instead I use from __future__ import annotations to let them be converted to ...
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Export LibreOffice document comments as PDF annotations

I would like to export to PDF a particular LibreOffice document that has many comments without losing them. According to the manual this should be possible: Comments as PDF annotations Select to ...
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macOS Preview application: Text boxes cannot be resized vertically, can this be remedied?

macOS version: El Capitan Version 10.11.6 (15G31) Preview version: 8.1 (Version 877.7) When I write a text box annotation, I can tell that text is going into the box when I write it, but the text ...
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How to change the text highlighting color in Okular?

How can you quickly switch between text highlighting colors for the "Review" tools in the Okular PDF-reader? For example when browsing through a PDF file and wanting to color different topics ...
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Delete ink annotations from slides after saving

During a presentation, it is possible to add ink annotations to a slide using: Ctrl-P to get the pen option. Writing some text on a slide. When leaving the presentation, selecting Keep from the "Want ...
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How to easily add text to a wallpaper on Linux

How can I easily add text and setup font parameters to a wallpaper on Linux ? I've tried Shutter but it does not permit so enlarge the text to fill the wallpaper surface.
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Use Adobe Reader online / view comments without installing Reader

Is there a way to run Adobe Reader without installing it locally on my machine (e.g. in the cloud or on a jump drive)? On Macs, it is sometimes possible to run programs directly from a disk image ...
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Can pdftk merge annotations from multiple files (same document)?

I have multiple versions of the same document, with different annotations (comments, highlights, etc.). For example, suppose I sent a PDF document to some colleagues and they sent it back with the ...
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Free hand draw on LaTeX Presentations Fullscreen

I use LaTeX beamer presentation to teach students. My teaching style involves using the PDF free hand writing tool and making annotations on the presentation using a drawing tablet. The problem is ...
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Creating PDF annotations through a MS Word merge

We create personalized benefit statements by merging MS Excel data files with an MS Word template. We "print" the merge to PDF and send that PDF to the client for approval. Upon approval, we print ...
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Annotate screenshots with LibreOffice Draw

I need to annotate screenshots with a Linux/Windows cross platform application. Taking screenshots can be easily done with OS utilities and, after a while, I realised the best way to annotate ...
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Extract PDF Data using categorized annotations

Are there any existing tools to extract data from PDF files using this method. Lets say I have 3 categories Image - this will be a rectangle annotation which will crop that specific area where the ...
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Microsoft OneNote - Annotate and print PDF "printout"

My End Goal I'm trying to use Microsoft OneNote to annotate and print a PDF. For example, I'd like to write and draw on top of the PDF. Then, I want to print the PDF with my annotations. What I've ...
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How to add mouse pointer or cursor to existing screenshot? [closed]

Many years ago, I had a program that could take a screenshot, and from within the program, I could add mouse pointers (as many as I wanted) to me screenshot after it was taken. I have been Googling ...
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Customise Okular to add my own annotation "stamps"

There's an excellent post on customising Okular to modify highlight tool properties at Customise Okular to modify highlight tool properties It's helpful but it deals with modifying an existing tool ...
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Can PDF Annotations Be Exported and Then Imported Back?

I have a few hundred pages of highly annotated PDF file, which is mostly text, in the form of underlines, highlights, and (more) text annotations. After two years, a updated version of that document ...
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Flatten PDF annotations

There is a similar question, but the answers fail to solve the problem of "flattening" annotations, i.e. turning them from annotations into actual content. One way is to print them to PDF, but that ...
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Change border color of Okular annotations

Inline Note annotations in Okular (the default PDF reader for the KDE desktop) only allow me to modify the highlight color by default, but I want to modify the border color of those annotations too. ...
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Any way to save highlights or annotations within MHT file?

I've seen tools that let you highlight and/or annotate webpages and save those annotations online. I'm interested in finding a tool that will allow me to do the same thing on a webpage and save the ...
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Adding annotations to eps file

How do I add some text into an existing eps file? I want an output eps file having the same quality as the input eps file, with the stipulation that the text etc. added should also be scalable (vector)...
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turn off annotations on youtube permanently [closed]

I want to turn off annotations permanently on youtube. I have unchecked the "Show annotations on videos" box, but I still see annotations. Are there any firefox plugins like YouTube High Definition ...
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Annotating PDFs using Wacom tablet on Linux

I recently got a Wacom Bamboo tablet and I'm looking at ways of annotating PDFs with it. My desktop and laptop both run Fedora 20. I would essentially need some piece of software where I can easily do ...
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Moving text annotations in Xournal

Is it possible to move text annotations in Xournal? If so how? Seems to be a trivial task, but I don't see how to do it.
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Modify Okular highlight to automatically copy highlighted text into comment

Despite what old SE questions state, the PDF software Okular can now write annotations directly to the PDF. This makes it very useful in conjunction with Docear for annotating academic literature. ...
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How to recover annotations made by okular to a PDF file after being moved from another user's homedir?

I made lots of annotations to some PDF files using okular (KDE's PDF viewer). Then, I decided to move them to another user's homedir, but found out the annotations weren't available anymore. With a ...
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Firefox extension to save highlights with keyboard shortcut?

I'm looking for something specific: a Firefox extension that will allow me to highlight text (i.e. add a yellow background to web text and save the highlight across sessions) using a keyboard shortcut....
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How to read ebooks in continuous scrolling mode and save highlights?

I'm looking for a way to manage my academic workflow for reading e-books in .epub or .mobi formats on OSX. My requirements: continuous scrolling mode ability to highlight text (e.g. in yellow, ...
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Add text to PowerPoint slide during a presentation

I'd like to add text to selected slides during my presentation. The text is based on audience feedback and is "throw-away", intended just to help with discussion and learning at the moment. The text ...
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Annotating screen recording done with QuickTime?

I have done a couple of screen recordings that I am currently touching up. I have done them using the built-in QuickTime screen recording function. Now I would like to create text annotations, like ...
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In Eclipse, how to let revision annotation to ignore whitespace changes?

In Eclipse, one can use Team -> Show Annotation to see the revision history at the side of editor window; My question is how to let such annotation to ignore whitespace changes? [EDIT] This issue ...
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PDFs in Safari - Can they be annotated (setting Preview as the default viewer)?

Is it possible to annotate PDFs displayed in Safari browser (setting Preview as the default viewer)?
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A "quick" vector editor (SVG) for Linux (for annotating images?) [closed]

I often need to take a bitmap (.png) image, and draw some lines or text on top of it, and possibly export a new, thusly "annotated" image. I know I can basically do all this in inkscape - but ...
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Where does Okular store the PDF annotations?

I am using Okular in Ubuntu 11.04 as it has support to annotations and is faster to do a quick find across large documents. The annotations are not stored in the document, but are stored as metadata ...
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software adding annotation and comments for screenshot [closed]

Is there a software that you can recommend that lets you doodle or add annotation in screenshot? I need to be productive to my web-developer if I'm doing some instruction or comment on his websites. ...
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Print only the annotations of a pdf

I have a pdf that has been annotated, and would like to print (or extract) just the annotations (it's a long pdf that's relatively sparsely annotated). Is this possible?
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Disabled annotation tools in Skim

Here's a portion of the toolbar in Skim In the Add Note section, why are the following tools disabled (dimmed)? Add New Highlight (A in the yellow box) Add New Underline (red line under A) Add New ...
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Live screen annotation?

I'm in need of some software that will allow me to make annotations on the screen to ease the frustration of using a piece of low-quality software to verify some data. I've tried a few programs out, ...
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Looking for a good annotation tool for PDF documents on Windows [closed]

I noticed that on my Mac, the program Preview allows you annotate PDF documents. If I open up the same PDF file in Adobe Reader on the PC, I can see the annotations in the Comments pane, but I cannot ...
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Tool to highlight and annotate text on websites? [closed]

When I read something I need to underscore what I like, or what I think is important, and to take notices about that read, near on that current paragraph. So, does anyone know a Firefox add-on or ...
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Tools to (privately) annotate/markup a website for maintenance

I've been tasked with updating a website. Rather than proofreading and updating each page (one at a time), I want to make a single pass over the entire website, marking graphics/images/videos that ...
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Tool to annotate pictures (screenshots) for documentation purposes? [closed]

Long time ago, I saw someone use a software (on Windows) that was specifically created to annotate pictures. It made it simple to add arrows, boxes, circles in "outstanding" colors to the image. ...
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Annotations in YouTube unusable in Windows 7 with Firefox & IE

Anyone know why I can't use annotations anymore in my videos in YouTube? I have the latest Flashplayer and Java. Javascripts are running, NoScript is off in YouTube.
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Software that annotates audio and video files

I am looking for free or inexpensive software that I can watch video or listen to audio files and annotate what is happening as I watch. I am looking for something akin to audacity's label track but ...
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