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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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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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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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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Did anyone succeed in playing embedded movies inside Acrobat in Linux?

Some time ago I asked this question How to include a movie in a PDF? Step by step instructions. (I tried everything documented there, and links therein. I can't find the combination of tools to be ...
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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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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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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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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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`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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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 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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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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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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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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beamer, media9 - play multiple videos at once

I need to play two videos at once on a slide - it is pretty straightforward to show a single video, however, if I want to show two videos on a single slide simultaneously, it doesn't work - only one ...
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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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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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Can XeLaTeX | LuaTeX import movies?

It seems that XeLaTeX cannot handle movies. I imported movies into PDF produced with pdflatex compiler using the multimedia package that comes with beamer. My search over various boards revealed that ...
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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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\includemedia won't play video

the code seems to be correct, with compilation no error appears. The code is \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{Singapore} \usepackage{media9} \usepackage{hyperref} \begin{frame}\frametitle{Title} ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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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media9 + ubuntu 13.04 install? [duplicate]

How do I install media9 in my ubuntu 13.04? I'm trying to create a beamer presentation that contains a video using LyX.
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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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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.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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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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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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How to play background music across multiple slides when making a beamer presentation?

I made a LaTeX beamer presentation and I would like to add background music to some of the slides. I did manage to play something using the media9 package, but only on a single slide, i.e. the sound ...
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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 ...
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Using Media9 with Windows and Minimizing the size of the video

I got the following minimum working example from: latex beamer: \includemedia won't play video I use Windows and have Adobe X. I can get the MWE to compile, but in the .pdf, I cannot get it to ...
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Media9 error with two .vws files [closed]

I've tried to include a second U3D model to my document and got the following error: ! LaTeX error: "kernel/command-already-defined" ! ! Control sequence \l_mix_vfile_stream already defined. The ...
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Can we use media9 to show a video on a PDF but the video is not embedded to the PDF?

I have video tutorials that I want to show in my presentation with beamer class. I don't want the video files get embedded to the PDF because they will make the PDF size very very huge. If you know ...
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H-264 mp4 video plays on an iPhone when embedded in a PDF via Acrobat, but not via media9

Is there a bug in the media9 package that causes H-264 mp4 files to embed properly and play properly on a computer, but not an iPhone? I embedded the exact same mp4 video file in Acrobat X Pro (Mac OS ...