Re: Adding comments to an object

I annotate charts by creating a layer and placing notes there.  It is free form and messy but it works.

It would be sweet to have a notes field in every property pop up.  Or  Notes pop up in the right click menu.   Or alternately, hyperlinks in a Dia.

I would love to capture more depth of detail without ruining the graphic presentation.  For me Dia would then be a great notepad for my work.

But, I am happy anyway.  Thanks for all your hard work.

On Mon, Apr 21, 2014 at 11:16 AM, Ken Springer <snowshed1 q com> wrote:

On 4/21/14 7:07 AM, Dumitru Ursu wrote:
On 04/21/2014 11:09 AM, Andrey Repin wrote:
I want to make a chart of historical information, and would like to
annotate the chart entry with additional information.
I doubt you want to supply Dia along with your chart...
Either you picked a wrong tool for the job, or you should rethink your
expectations and adapt to the desired result with the tool on hand in mind.
I agree with Andrey, you are probably using the wrong tool for the job:
I suppose what you need is Inkscape, a vector graphics program: you can
slice the svg and make a web page out of it, or animate the SVG directly
(Inkscape doesn't support that directly). A bit of _javascript_ would do
what you need.
Also, consider Synfig as a tool for animations.


I do not know why, but I never received Andrey's reply.  If there's more to the response, I do not have it.

Replying to Dima's message in reverse order, Synfig is definitely not the tool I need.  That is not the type of "animation" I'm looking for.

I'm creating an organizational chart structure of information.  If I choose to, I want to be able to click on an object, in this case a rectangle, and have another box, or window, open somewhere that gives me additional information about the data in the rectangle.  The information the box/window will be the same type of information you would get from a footnote, endnote, or bibliography.  It will simply tell me where I got the information from.

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