[pdftex] [CTAN] Update: animate

Martin Schröder martin at oneiros.de
Mon May 19 09:58:13 CEST 2008

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From: CTAN Announcements <ctan-ann at dante.de>
Date: 2008/5/18
Subject: CTAN Update: animate
To: ctan-ann at dante.de

On Fri, 16 May 2008 Alexander Grahn submitted an update to the



The package provides an interface to create portable, JavaScript driven PDF
animations from sets of graphics files or from inline graphics, such as LaTeX
picture environment, PSTricks or pgf/TikZ generated pictures, or just from
typeset text.

Location on CTAN: /macros/latex/contrib/animate
License type: lppl

Announcement text:

This updated version of `animate' uses a different method for animating
graphics. The use of PDF Layers (OCGs) was dropped in favour of a Widget based
method which produces animations that perform better in newer Acrobat Reader
versions. The OCG based method is still available and can be selected by the
package or command option `useocg'.


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