[cairo] pdf generation

Derek Gottfrid derek at codecubed.com
Thu Aug 10 07:48:57 PDT 2006

Thanks for info. I am really looking to set the Open Action attribute
- looking at the cairo code - it looks like I can hack it in w/ our
hurting myself.

thanks again,

On 8/10/06, Dominic Lachowicz <domlachowicz at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Derek,
> On 8/10/06, Derek Gottfrid <derek at codecubed.com> wrote:
> > I am using cairo to generate pdfs and am looking for away to add in
> > Properties - for the pdf  ie Title, Subject, Author, Keyword - right
> > now I see Creator and Producer are filled out w/ cairographics.org but
> AFAIK, this currently isn't possible, though it is a planned addition.
> > how can I fill in others?  Also is there a way to "opitmize" the pdf -
> > I am not  a pdf expert but it always claims Opimitized = no.
> "Optimized" here probable refers to what Adobe calls "Linearized" PDF
> - that is, a PDF that has been optimized for viewing, especially over
> a network. Cairo currently doesn't emit linearized PDFs, and it would
> be nice if it could one day do so. In the mean time, I might suggest
> trying the "pdfopt" program instead. I think that it comes with the
> Ghostscript installation. More info about linearized PDFs can be found
> here:
> http://partners.adobe.com/public/developer/en/pdf/PDFReference16.pdf
> Best,
> Dom
> --
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