media9 is a LaTeX package for embedding interactive Adobe Flash (SWF) and 3D files (Adobe U3D & PRC) as well as video and sound files or streams (FLV, MP4/H.264, MP3) into PDF documents with Adobe Reader-9/X compatibility.

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Different sound for each itemized point in beamer?

Why can't beamer (or media9) associate a sound with the overlay where it occurs rather than only when the slide appears (or on click)? It seems to me that would be a natural choice; an option so that ...
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Embedding videos in pdf for playback on Mac

I'm trying to make a pdf with videos for viewing on a Mac. I know how to do this on Linux, but have never tried viewing it on a Mac. Is there an easy way to embed the videos (I have them in any ...
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Beamer: Media 9 with overlay

I've used \includemedia to insert an animation (.swf file) in my slides. It works. Besides the animation, I also want to include three bullet items that show up one after one, which are done by ...
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Video not playing

I want to play video in pdf using latex. Following is my sample code. When I try to play it, just an empty screen comes and video is not played. My basic requirement is that it should display picture ...
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Media button in RTL

It appears that there is a problem with the placement of media buttons in RTL text. Consider this MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{libertine,media9,polyglossia} ...
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html5 embedded animations in pdf

For long time I have been using flash animations in pdf (lately using media9), but always relied on windows and acrobat to have embedded animations and auto-start (no click) in my presentations. ...
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Embeding mpeg-4 video into presentation using media9

I am aware there is a fair amount of content on this topic on stack exchange, however, I am stuck with this problem for three days, and can't find a solution. I am trying to embed a animation into pdf ...
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Playing portions of MP3 in PDF

I'm working on a book which should allow the playing of MP3s at selected points. I've found a good solution for the general case (i.e. the entire file): Audio examples in phonetics project, however, I ...
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Media9 package in beamer class

i want to use a movie in my beamer class presentation. I've worked now a lot in order to create a minimal working example but i failed all the time. I've also read a lot of threads here and elsewhere. ...
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Problem in including a youtube video using media9

I am trying to include a youtube video in my document. However, the video is not playable in the created PDF in Acrobat in Windows 7. Interestingly, the example in the media9 manual is played with no ...
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Trying to embed .avi video in beamer presentation with media9

I am trying to embed a video in a beamer presentation. I am using the media9 package. I get the following error message: ! You can't use `\dimexpr' in restricted horizontal mode. <argument> ...
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media9: Locally enable or disable play button

Is there an existing way (without updating the media9 package) to enable or disable the play button after the package is loaded? The current motivation is to disable the play button for only some ...
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Trying to embed mp4 in a Beamer presentation

Sample document \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{Amsterdam} \usepackage{media9} \title{TITLE} \author{AUTHOR} \institute{INSTITUTE} \date{DATE} \begin{document} \addtocounter{framenumber}{1} ...
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How to complete the algorithm using algorithm2e

I wanted to write this flowchart using \usepackage[linesnumbered,ruled,vlined]{algorithm2e} However, I couldn't get what I want, please refer to my code in below \begin{algorithm} ...
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How can I specify animations-path for SWF animations?

In graphics documents, one can use \graphicspath{ {/Users/masi/Dropbox/Physiology/images/} } for images. It is not for animations like SWF media. Now, I have to keep those animations in the main ...
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How can I include SWF Animations in a document?

Minimal tex \documentclass{article} \usepackage{media9} \begin{document} \includemedia[ activate=pageopen, width=200pt, height=150pt ]{}{Heartaxis.swf} \end{document} Everything runs fine in ...
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media9 and remote web image

Hi guys I need to put a remote image on a pdf. Such that if the remote picture changes then also the pdf when opened changes its content. I am trying to use media9 package but I am getting nowhere. ...
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Automatic pausing of video with media9?

Is there a way I can pause an embedded beamer video at some specified time point? Video Playing Code (media9): \includemedia[ width=\textwidth,height=0.5625\textwidth, addresource=video.mp4, ...
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Can't zoom on u3d object in pdf

I am trying to make pdfs with u3d objects embedded, however when doing so I note that I cannot zoom in on the object, either by scrolling, or switching to the zoom tool. Interestingly, the pan tool ...
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PDF video Embedding Problem

I have embed an mp4 video in the PDF file as given below: \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{Singapore} \usepackage{media9} \usepackage{hyperref} \begin{document} \begin{frame}\frametitle{Title} ...
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problem with installing l3regex

I have a problem. When I start pdfLatex using the package media9, there comes this error: The required file tex\latex\l3experimental\l3str\l3regex.sty is missing. So, I have downloaded the package ...
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`media9.sty' not found

I am using Texmaker and Gummi on Ubuntu 12.04. I want to embed videos in my PDFs and have downloaded media9.tds.zip, l3kernel.tds.zip, l3packages.ts.zip and l3experimental.tds.zip. I unzipped and ...
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media9 and Acrobat

I often have a problem with video playback integrated in Acrobat by MEDIA9. The file can be read on some items and not others. so I ask these questions What is the minimum version of Acrobat Reader ...
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Strange lack of scaling/resizing of an embedded swf-animation

I am a noob in adding animations. I'm making progress, but new problems apparently show up all the time. Hardly a surprise actually. Anyway. System: WinEdt 7.0, MikTeX 2.9, Windows 7 ...
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media9 in tables

I am using the media9 package to embed sound files in my documents. This works quite fine in ordinary text, but when trying to run the same commands in a tabular environment, LaTeX apparently ends up ...
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Can I define a variable that contains a URL (youtube) and call \includemedia with it?

I can successfully embed a video in my latex file using a syntax like this: \documentclass[10pt,letterpaper]{book} \usepackage[latin1]{inputenc} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amsfonts} ...
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How to include an animation produced by Mathematica to a powerdot slide set?

Studying the documentation of media9 package left me with the impression that it should be possible to embed an SWF-video into a slide set to be shown by Adobe Reader. Unfortunately that document ...
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\mediabutton — ! Undefined control sequence

The following simple source file incurs "! Undefined control sequence" error. \documentclass[]{article} \usepackage{media9} \usepackage[english]{babel} \begin{document} \includemedia[ label=vp, ...
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compiling error runaway agrument embedding audio

\documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{geometry} \geometry{letterpaper} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{media 9} \usepackage[english]{babel} \title{Brief Article} ...
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Error on including large videos with media9 [closed]

I am trying to include a video of 17MB using the media9 package in a beamer presentation (I am using MiKTeX 2.9 on Windows 7): \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{media9} ...
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Trouble using ffmpeg to encode a h264 video in a .mp4 container to use with media9

I can't get an ffmpeg encoded libx264 video in a .mp4 container to work with media9 and beamer. The pdf is created using pdfLaTeX. It seems to be some kind of ffmpeg issue since the following work ...
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Is it possible to produce a video from LaTeX source, ideally including other video files?

I know that it is possible to include video to a LaTeX document using the media9 package. The downside is of course that not all viewers support this feature. I am going to do the opposite: I created ...
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media9: “l3kernel too old” (support outdated)

Well, I was trying to follow this answer "beamer, media9 - play multiple videos at once", in order to play two videos at the time in one frame. But the problem is that, after installing the packages ...
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3D-PDF Error when adding 3Dviews to media

I am facing problems when I want to add 3Dviews to my media. I cannot compile the following code, getting an error 'undefined control sequence'. But without the line 3Dviews=test.vws, it works. The ...
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embedding movies using media9 does not work. compiles without errors

Embedding movies using media9 does not work. Linking to online movies does. I am sure that I am using the correct mp4 format and h264 encoding so the problem should not be with the movie files. The ...
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beamer: How to play movies in their original size?

When using the multimedia package with the beamer class, you must specify the width and height of the movie like this: \movie[width=8.0cm,height=8.0cm]{}{movie.avi} The problem is that the video ...
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How can I make toggle buttons with images using pdflatex?

I am currently designing an interactive PDF by means of the media9 package in Latex. I have three \mediabutton buttons that I would like to treat as toggle buttons. A picture of the buttons is shown ...
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media9 installation in Ubuntu 12.04

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and Kile for LaTeX document editing. I would like to use the media9 package to embed videos and 3D objects (via .u3d files) in a PDF document. I'm totally new in the LaTeX ...
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3D-PDF with U3D-File - how to create 3Dviews with .vws?

Everything is still working - the 3D-Animation of a 3D-Part in my PDF and other options like the 3Dmenu or the toolbar. But now I want to add some Mediabuttons with \mediabutton[3Dgotoview=...]. For ...
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Beamer slides slow to change when using media9

I'm successfully using the media9 package to compile presentation pdf's with embedded mp4 files. The problem is that after the video is done, and I am ready to change to the next slide, it takes at ...
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LaTeX 3D PDF with U3D file and media9: add a view at runtime

I am wondering if I could hack media9 package to achieve such a feature: end-users should be able to add a new view of an animated U3D file at runtime. So I'll be editing the VIEWS FILE from a ...
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Using \visible with media9 embedded videos

I am currently switching to media9 to include video in beamer. I bump into an issue with the visibility option. I want to put two videos on a frame alongside with the list. The first one starts when ...
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StrobeMediaPlayback.swf vs Vplayer.swf vs Aplayer.swf

According to the media9 documentation, the media9 package comes with ...an enhanced version of ‘StrobeMediaPlayback.swf’. In addition, two simple player for video and audio, ‘VPlayer.swf’ and ...
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Media9 and non youtube videos

I've been already in: 1) Embedding videos using media9 Talks about how to embed a file that is already saved in your computer) 2) Can we use media9 to show a video on a PDF but the video is not ...
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media9.sty not found

I've trying to install media9 package, but I continue to get the error: pdflatex> ! LaTeX error: File 'media9.sty' not found I tried all that was suggested for *.sty file not found, but I just ...
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Embedding videos using media9

I'm really new to LaTeX and I'm not very good with computers. I'm trying to put videos into my PDF's. I'm using media9 and I've got the following going so far. \usepackage{media9} \includemedia[ ...
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Beamer Multimedia package

I have written the following document \documentclass[aspectratio=1610]{beamer} \usetheme[hideallsubsections]{Berkeley} \useinnertheme{rounded} \usepackage{multimedia} \title[]{{\scshape Infodag ...
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media9 playPause behaviour inconsistent for embedded mp4 and swf

I'm trying to embed a video in my thesis using the media9 package and have found that the behaviour of the mediacommand playPause changes depending on whether the embedded file is a swf or mp4 format. ...
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How to embed 3 videos horizontally using media9?

I am using media9 package. I want to insert 3 videos horizontally & then in the next row again 2 videos. \includemedia[ activate=pageopen, width=50pt,height=50pt, addresource=camera1-.mp4, ...
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\includemedia does not play video but remains blank

I would like to have a video in my pdf that plays when you click on it. When the video is not playing it should show a figure. When I compile my pdf I do get a figure that I can click on, but it turns ...