[pdftex] embedding objects in pdf

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Thu Aug 2 10:45:35 CEST 2001

At 09:19 PM 8/1/2001 -0700, Peter Schröder wrote:
>Recently I got help on embedding a movie object in a pdf file. I'd like
>to go a step further and embed some of the actual data associated with
>the content of the paper I am writing within the pdf file. Since I work
>with geometry I want to include meshes. In fact, I want to include a way
>to view these meshes. I have a feeling that I am definitely pushing up
>against what might be considered legal, but what sorts of programs can
>one embed? Is it possible to include an ActiveX control (I know, this
>would only work on windows, but that's ok for what I have in mind) or a
>Java applet?

You can launch an app, or use the url link to go somewhere. If your file 
system / os supports suffix-to-app linking it will automaticlly launch the 
right app.


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