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I use packages such as popupmenu and fancytooltips on a Windows system using PDFLaTeX to create some interactive PDF texts to be posted online. The resulting documents behave as expected when viewed from a browser in Windows system. But when I view them on a Mac Machine none of the interactivity works. I know that the viewer should be Adobe as most other PDF viewers do not have the necessary support. But I am not sure what else I could be missing.

Edit 1

Here are two files where I try to use fancytooltip package

File 1 (This is saved as mathtipsdemo.tex and compiled)

\documentclass{article}
\usepackage{xcolor}
\usepackage{amsmath}
\usepackage{framed}
\usepackage[createtips]{fancytooltips}
\colorlet{shadecolor}{yellow!50}
\newsavebox\mybox
\begin{document}
\savebox\mybox{%
\Huge$\displaystyle M= \begin{bmatrix}
\alpha & \beta   \\
\gamma & \delta  \\
\end{bmatrix}$%
}
\keytip{M}
\noindent\begin{minipage}{\wd\mybox}
\begin{shaded}
\usebox\mybox
\end{shaded}
\end{minipage}
\end{document}

File 2, this is compiled separately from File 1. Then the PDF output is viewed.

\documentclass{article}
\usepackage{amsmath}
\usepackage{xcolor}
\usepackage{comment}
\usepackage{xr-hyper}
\usepackage[filename=mathtipsdemo,mouseover,noextratext]{fancytooltips}
\begin{document}
 Instructions: Hover on the formula.

 Consider the matrix \tooltip{$M= \begin{bmatrix}
 \alpha & \beta   \\
 \gamma & \delta  \\
 \end{bmatrix}$}{M}.
 \end{document}

I process this with PDFLaTeX on Windows. It works as expected when viewed from a Windows machine. But when viewed from a Mac machine it produces odd results.

I placed the output PDF file on this site.

Edit 2

Here is perhaps a somewhat similar problem report on Adobe Reader forum.

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Which viewer are you using on the Mac? –  Joseph Wright Jul 5 '12 at 16:12
    
I believe I directed Mac to open the document with Adobe Reader. –  Maesumi Jul 5 '12 at 16:21
    
You could always give our PDF Viewer a try if you're having difficulties with Adobe: bfo.com/products/pdfviewer –  user16334 Jul 6 '12 at 12:54
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@JonathanCookson: "Be careful, because the community frowns on overt self-promotion and tends to vote it down and flag it as spam." (from FAQ) –  Paul Gaborit Jul 6 '12 at 14:20
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@PolGab I converted it to a comment. As the affiliation is disclosed and it's a suggestion regarding the problem, I don't see a problem to have it here. –  Stefan Kottwitz Jul 6 '12 at 15:46
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closed as too localized by Martin Schröder, percusse, Kurt, Werner, Guido Dec 23 '12 at 3:58

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