RE: Popups in PDF

Subject: RE: Popups in PDF
From: "Broberg, Mats" <mats -dot- broberg -at- flir -dot- se>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 20 Jun 2002 14:43:11 +0200


1. In Acrobat 5.0, choose Tools > Javascript > Document Javascript
2. Enter a name on your script and click Add. This will bring up a new
3. Delete everything in the new window and paste:

app.alert("Whatever text you want")

4. Click OK
5. Click close
6. Save the file.

Your warning will now appear whenever someone opens the file.

Mats Broberg

> > Hello
> >
> > I'm looking for a way to create popups in a PDF when the
> reader mouses
> > over areas of the file. Does anyone know of such a tool
> that does not
> > require the reader to have a third party plug-in? I am
> currently using
> > Acrobat 4.
> >
> > I looked on the PDF zone website and Adobe's Acrobat third party
> > plug-ins references and all I found that seems to offer what I'm
> > looking for is this tool called Spiffy-pop. The problem
> with this tool
> > is that the reader must also have a plug-in with his
> Acrobat reader to
> > view the pop-ups.

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