[OS X TeX] Embedding Movie Files (Beamer)

Victor Ivrii vivrii at gmail.com
Wed Feb 27 21:44:23 CET 2008

On Wed, Feb 27, 2008 at 12:28 PM, Phil Trinh <trinh.phil at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm trying to get a presentation working using Beamer. It's being
>  compiled into a dvi, then changed a pdf (dvipdf), then opened using
>  xpdf (or Acrobat Reader). However, the embedded avi files doesn't want
>  to play. The command I'm using is,
>  \pgfdeclareimage[height=6.5cm,width=7.5cm]{lastframe}{lastframe}
>  \movie{\pgfuseimage{lastframe}}{example.avi}


and read manual of it, especially options.

Note, that movie playing is OS dependent

>  Is there something special I have to do to make sure the video is
>  embedded? The videos are all available in the same directory -- as are
>  all the usual images and figures.
>  Thanks,
>  Phil
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