Adobe 'marked objects' plugin for WaRMreader

Ross Moore, Wendy McKay, Tom Ruark

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    Abstract

    The WaRMreader[4] method of using XY-pic for placing labels over importedgraphics was presented at TUG’99in Vancouver [3]. Central to this methodis the use of a .bb file, which contains information concerning “marked points”within the graphic, as well as specifying the bounding-box.A plugin module has been developed, for use with Adobe’s Illustrator[2](vers. 9, and later), which makes it easy to specify the desired marked points,and store the corresponding information within a .bb file. This information isvaluable markup which could be used also for different purposes, with othersoftware packages.In this talk we demonstrate some possible work-flows for using the new plugintool. Also, we describe the work done to convince the Illustrator DevelopmentTeam, at Adobe Systems Inc., that such a tool is a simple and useful addition totheir software.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)188-196
    Number of pages9
    JournalTUGboat - The Communications of the TeX Users Group, vol. 22, no. 3
    Volume22
    Issue number3
    Publication statusPublished - 2002
    Event22nd Annual Meeting of the TeX Users Group - Delaware, USA
    Duration: 13 Aug 200116 Aug 2001

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