[pdftex] Hover effects in pdftex.

John R. Culleton john at wexfordpress.com
Tue Nov 1 23:21:05 CET 2005

On Tuesday 01 November 2005 09:31 pm, Hans Hagen wrote:
> John R. Culleton wrote:
> >It is possible in hmtl, with a little help from Java or
> >Javascript, to create a "hover" effect. When the mouse moves
> >over a link something happens such as a box with text in it
> >appearing and temporarily overlaying what is underneath. It
> >seems to me I saw a pdf file that did the same, but I can't
> >recall where.
> >
> >Is there a mechanism in pdftex that (in combination with an online
> >viewer) allows this effect to be achieved? If so where is it
> >documented?
> yes, it's called roll over buttons and appearances; possible for years
> now -)
> Hans
Once again I am late to the party. Is it the same mechanism as
pdfannot? Can you suggest a document or example to read? 


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