[pdftex] pop-up annotations

Victor Ivrii vivrii at gmail.com
Mon Jul 10 22:58:34 CEST 2006

On 7/10/06, ivo welch <ivowel at gmail.com> wrote:
> dear pdftex wizards:  I am trying to figure out how to make pop-up text
> annotations that look similar to those that adobe acrobat (6.0)
> creates.  they have sort of a speechbubble appearance (although I would
> not mind my own little png image here), and when one clicks on them, a
> yellow box with a relatively small outline, and some options with it.  I
> have searched the pdftex documentation for "annotations" and "pop-up",
> as well as some other search tools, but I could not figure out where I
> could find it.
> of course, I would be really happy if I could make the whole box 50%
> transparent (almost surely not possible), and when the document opens,
> have the note opened already.
> could someone please point me to a few annotation examples with pdftex?
> regards, /iaw

There was a discussion some time ago (search for it):

height 1cm
/Subtype /Text
/Open true
/T (My note)
/C [1 0 0]
/Contents %
(This note is produced by Latex)
/Name /Comment

but after this discussion package  cooltooltips appeared which makes
thinks easier
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Victor Ivrii, Department of Mathematics, University of Toronto

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