Re: Popups in PDF

Subject: Re: Popups in PDF
From: "Celine Deguire" <cdeguire -at- altersys -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 20 Jun 2002 11:24:04 -0400


Thanks Dick

I got a really excellent reference to Planet PDF for the creation of popups
using form fields from my post on HATT. In case anyone might need to create
such things, here is the reference:

http://www.planetpdf.com/mainpage.asp?WebPageID=396

Celine
----- Original Message -----
From: "Dick Margulis" <margulis -at- fiam -dot- net>
To: "Celine Deguire" <cdeguire -at- altersys -dot- com>
Cc: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Sent: Thursday, June 20, 2002 8:19 AM
Subject: Re: Popups in PDF


> Celine,
>
> I think the closest you can come without a plugin is the note tool. You
> can place yellow stickies (actually, yellow is the default color but you
> can select other colors or even have different notes be different
> colors) anywhere on your PDF. You can save the file with the notes open
> or closed (showing icons). You can position both the open note box and
> the icon wherever you like. And people who have only the free reader can
> open, close, and move the notes as needed.
>
> I believe Acrobat also supports Javascript, but I haven't worked with
> that and I don't know whether that would enable you to have popups.
>
> Post your question to the Usenet newsgroup comp.text.pdf; you'll
> probably get a definitive answer there.
>
> Dick
>
> Celine Deguire wrote:
>
> > 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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References:
Popups in PDF: From: Celine Deguire
Re: Popups in PDF: From: Dick Margulis

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