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CTAN has a new package: ocgtools

Date: March 31, 2010 8:42:11 AM CEST
This should reach your local mirror within a day. Jim Hef{}feron Saint Michael's College .......................................................................... The following information was provided by our fellow contributor: Name of contribution: OCGtools package Version number: 0.5 Author's name: Robert Marik Location on CTAN: /macros/latex/contrib/ocgtools Summary description: OCGtools package allows to manipulate OCG layers in PDF presentations, namely hide and reveal parts of document by clicking active links or buttons. License type: lppl Announcement text:
The package ocgtools is designed to insert OGC (Optional Group Content, known as layers) into PDF presentations. From the user's point of view, the package allows to insert in an comfortable way any TeX material into separate layers in PDF document and also insert links which toggle these layers on and off. Parts of the PDF document like formatted text, tables, math formulas or graphics can be turned to visible or invisible state by clicking active links or buttons. Similar package's are cooltooltips, pdfcomment, AcroTeX and fancytooltips. See the ocgtools package documentation for differences between ocgtools and the other package's. The package is distributed with examples build from one source using several presentation package's (beamer, web, pdfscreen). All necessary files are on Texlive 2009. Allmost all necessary files are on CTAN, the file ocg.sty is at http://www.tug.org/svn/texlive/trunk/Master/texmf/tex/latex/asymptote/ocg.sty
This package is located at http://tug.ctan.org/tex-archive/macros/latex/contrib/ocgtools . More information is at http://tug.ctan.org/pkg/ocgtools (if the package is new it may take a day for that information to appear). We are supported by the TeX Users Group http://www.tug.org . Please join a users group; see http://www.tug.org/usergroups.html .

ocgtools – Manipulate OCG layers in PDF presentations

The package provides the means to insert OGC (Optional Group Content, commonly known as layers) into PDF presentations. This allows the user to insert any material into separate layers in a PDF document and also insert links which toggle these layers on and off. Parts of the PDF document, such as formatted text, tables, maths formulas or graphics may be switched to visible or invisible state by clicking active links or buttons.

The documentation discusses the package’s relation to various apparently similar packages.

Packageocgtools
Version0.95a
Copyright2010 Robert Mařík
MaintainerRobert Mařík

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