[pdftex] Looping presentations inside another document

Hartmut Henkel hartmut_henkel at gmx.de
Tue Oct 30 16:18:59 CET 2007

On Tue, 30 Oct 2007, Alexander Grahn wrote:

> On Tue, Oct 23, 2007 at 01:36:55PM -0500, Brad Burkman wrote:
> >Further, I'd like to place this dynamic slideshow inside another
> >document.  I put it in as an image with
> >
> >\hbox{\pdfximage width 9cm {TriangleCenters.pdf}}
> >\pdfrefximage\pdflastximage,
> >
> >but it only shows the first page of TriangleCenters.pdf.  I would like
> >it to continue looping inside the other document, so I can have both
> >static and dynamic parts together.
> This is clearly a task for the `animate' package.
> >I am using pdfTeX from MiKTeX.
> >
> Install `animate' via the package manager.
> First, you need to split the multipage PDF into a set of numbered
> files. You can do this with the `pdftk' command line tool. Get it from
> http://accesspdf.com/pdftk/

never played with animate, but i wonder why the splitting step is
needed? the \pdfximage has page as optional parameter, like \pdfximage
width 9cm page 3 {TriangleCenters.pdf}. Why doesn't animate use this?

Regards, Hartmut

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