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a package for creating animations based on PDF and JavaScript. If your question does not specifically concern this package, use the more general {animations} tag instead.

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Exporting animation created with animate package

Consider the following minimal working example. It's great to have an animation in pdf format. But sometimes it would be good to be able to export it into an animated gif or something else (swf, ...
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Beamer Animations: How to simulate terminal input and output

I'm preparing some Unix training material and I'd like to show some vertically scrolling text of the commands as if simulating text entry in a terminal. My idea was to split the frame into 2 columns, ...
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How to make a diagram composed of superimposed layers where the viewer can make each layer visible or invisible independently of the other layers?

This question led to a new package: ocgx (I have edited the question as ocgtools looks like it is the right package to use, rather than animate.) I am trying to use LaTeX with the TikZ package to ...
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Animate Line / Path using Tikz and 'animate' package

I would like to animate the following path from A to B. \begin{tikzpicture} \draw [->, draw=black!70, line width=2.5] (8,4) -- +(1,0) node (v4) {} -- +(1,-2) -- +(0,-2); \node at (7.5,4) {A}; \...
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How to animate a path or how to draw starting fraction of a complex but linear path?

I would like to reproduce something similar to Animating Protocols but with a compound path and not a straight one. \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{animate} \usetikzlibrary{...
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How to configure WinEdt/MikTeX/ps2pdf to use a new version of Ghostscript when converting ps->pdf?

System: Win7, WinEdt 7.0, MikTeX 2.9 In order to include animations into my powerdot slide sets I was instructed to use the animate package. Installing that was no problem. Also I have my animation ...
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How to create simple animations with `animate`?

I couldn't find code examples that were simple enough to help me start using animate package. I would like to ask you to provide some of your own examples that would be simple enough to build upon. ...
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Typewriter Animation Using the 'Animate' Package

I wanted to do something similar like here: Improving typewriter animation But using the animate package. I managed to get a very poor solution: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[latin1]{inputenc}...
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How to use autoplay (within animate package) together with a pause at the end of every playing?

I am trying to include the following animated gif: into beamer document and I am using animate package. When I follow this instructions: http://www.geogebratube.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=20&t=...
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TikZ externalize, pgfplots and animate

I gave a very fetching presentation written with beamer today. It included a pgfplot animated with the animate package, and the result was fantastic. The problem? One of my colleagues wants to borrow ...
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Video in Beamer with multimedia package not playing

I am trying to use the multimedia package in Beamer to play a local, non-embeded, video. The file compiles without errors; however, when I click on the place-holder image, it simply moves to the next ...
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Why TeXLive 2016 beamer + Animate's .png series fails but not ShareLaTeX's one?

I know the many postprocessive threads from .tex to .ppt/.pptx/... where the main thread Export beamer slides to powerpoint/openoffice-impress/keynote editable format. However, their idea is mainly ...
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Using the animate package without Adobe

I'm looking to use the animate package in beamer to display animated graphics to my class, and I was wondering if it'd be possible for the animation to work on their Chromebooks. It seems Adobe isn't ...
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How to include a PSTricks animation into a beamer?

I'm trying to create an animation to include into a beamer. I figured (naively I suppose) a way to do that is to create a Pdf with animate package, and then \includegraphics it into my beamer. ...
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my first animate project times out

The last few days I have been working on a visualization of the clark/park-transformation used in electrical engineering. It's look like this: This whole file is "dynamic", meaning that if I change ...
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Rotation animation of TikZ Picture

I made a simple TikZ picture like this: and I would make an animation that rotates the whole image about its z_world axis. I made this attempt: \documentclass[10pt]{article} \usepackage[italian]{...
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Wrong frame size in animation

Consider the following code (more or less this): \documentclass{article} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage[ hmargin=2.4cm, vmargin=3cm ]{geometry} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{calc} \...
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How to animate SVG paths as an animated PDF with animate?

I have a bunch of paths for a Kanji character and a simple one named test.svg is given as follows. <svg xmlns="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg" width="100" height="100" viewBox="0 0 100 100"> <...
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How to deal with zero padding using multiframe in the animate package?

In the animate package, using \multiframe, how to deal with zero padding? For example if I have 101 pictures from pic0000.jpg to pic0100.jpg and I want to do something like that: \documentclass{...
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package animate: How to convert a pdf animation created with transparencies to gif?

I wrote a pdf animation with the animate package using transparencies. To be able to show this gif, on S.E, I created not transparencies but images and I could convert it into gif with imagemagick ...
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I want to draw the rotation animation of this triangle around the oz axis, and fix the frame (x_0, y_0, z_0) [duplicate]

I want to make an animation, to show the rotation of this plate around the axis oz, I used this code \documentclass[border=5pt]{standalone} \usepackage{tikz,tikz-3dplot} \begin{document} \...
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Strange interaction between hyperref, listings and animate

I am trying to have a listing inside an animate environment. However I can't manage to do it if the hyperref package is loaded. This is a MWE, obviously in the real application I need hyperref for ...
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How to use preview and animate packages together?

I'm used to prepare tikz graphics with preview or standalone packages to crop them. Now I've started to experiment with animations and wanted to do the same. My first test was with Alexander Grahn's ...
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Problems combining tikz and storebox: Missing number, treated as zero. With animate, page shipped out with text `graphicx`,

When I load both tikz and storebox and compile the following MWE, I get an error message ! Missing number, treated as zero.. When I additionally load animate, I get no error message, but a spurious ...
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Undefined control sequence. \luatexversion with animate package

I am using pdflatex on a fresh (and current) MikTex 2.9 install with the following MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{animate} \begin{document} Test \end{document} Pdflatex throws the error: ...
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Auto play animation on vertices but not on edges

I want to put autoplay on vertices animation(a bit faster if possible) but not on edges animation. Plese, guide me for the same. \begin{animateinline}{40} \multiframe{200}{n=0+0.005}{ \begin{...
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A scaling problem in animate- package

System: Windows 7, WinEdt 7, MikTeX 2.9. I am trying to include animations of a rotating cube into my powerdot slide sets. A problem I ran into this time is that the images are cropped out for some ...
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Defining a vector of variables in Tikz

I have the following animation in beamer: with the following code (probably not optimal): \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{multimedia} \begin{document} \begin{frame}[label=...
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How to place several animations in the same beamer frame?

I made a handout on which are drawn parallelograms of the same area. \documentclass[]{article} \usepackage[np]{numprint} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{arrows.meta} \begin{document} \begin{...
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Animated cosine waveform with FM modulation using the animate package part 2

This question is building off the elegant solution given here. I have updated the equations. For a Frequency Modulated (FM) signal, these are the equations: Carrier = cos(2*pi*fc*t) Modulation = ...
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Animating a plot with pgfplots

I'm creating a beamer presentation and I want to animate a plot with pgfplots. This is a MWE of the graphics: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{tikz,pgfplots} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \...
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Self-scrolling formulas and text in Beamer?

For a presentation with Beamer, I would like to have a slide where a long list of formulas (maybe mixed with text) scrolls automatically within a certain part of the slide. This should look like e.g. ...
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Animations in PDF made with LaTeX

I am starting with animate package on LaTeX, and I want combine the animations and matrices from math, and make a electronic book for matrices with animated solutions of matrix. I was trying make ...
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how to include external animation (with animate) in Beamer

I made an animation with the animate package and I want to integrate it into a Beamer presentation, and I only get a blank page. Can you tell me how to integrate an external animation into a Beamer ...
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How to generate a standalone PDF animation?

I have a PDF file consisting of several pages. How to generate a standalone PDF animating those pages? More detailed skenario I create a bunch of diagrams everyday. Sometimes I want to animate each ...
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animate does not animate files in beamer although compilation works

I want to add an animation (slideshow over ~70 files) to my beamer presentation. The compilation with pdflatex works fine, but the resulting pdf only shows the first image of the animation (or ...
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Animated cosine waveform with FM modulation using the animate package

I would like to get some help to get an animation of a modulated FM signal like this: Here is the code that I have so far: Code \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pgfplots} \pgfplotsset{compat=...
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Is animate package compatible with htlatex

I have recently created some animations of tikzpictures using theanimate package. The result was (as expected) very nice. Now, I would like to save these animations as html(5 I guess) code to ...
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animate package on Linux - which PDF reader?

I am using the animate package to include some animations into my beamer presentation. Currently I run Ubuntu 16.04 and tested Okular (0.24.2), Document Viewer (3.18.2) and Foxit Reader (2.4.4.0911) ...
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Is there a way to display both videos and JavaScript animations on a beamer-generated PDF under linux?

I use the beamer package for presentations and often complement it with animate (together with tikz) and multimedia. animate creates embedded JavaScript, playable with acroread. multimedia embeds ...
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How to fix PostScript error “undefined in resourcestatus”?

I created a batch file animator.bat taking two parameters (a TeX input filename without extension and the number of pages). rem animator.bat rem %1 TeX filename without extension rem %2 The number ...
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Animate gives errors when I also use bigfoot or cprotect

I get some errors trying to use the animate package with the cprotect or/and bigfoot packages. When I use the cprotect package in: \documentclass[10pt, oneside, openany]{book} \usepackage{graphicx} %...
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\animategraphics is not animating the provided images

\begin{figure} \animategraphics[autoplay,loop]{10}{anim-}{0}{11} \end{figure} I have anim-0.png to anim-11.png images. And I have included \usepackage{animate} \usepackage{graphics} Still ...
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standalone mode=image with animated pdf

I'm using animate to generate animated images, read by acroread. It seems this pdf can't be included in another TeX file without loosing the animation capabilities so I'm using \includestandalone with ...
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Get number of files in folder

I am using the animate package and have the pdf files to animate in a separate folder. I need to input the number for the first and last file, but am occasionally changing the number of files I would ...
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How to make \animategraphics happy with a file name with spaces?

% this filename is main.tex % compile it with "pdflatex -shell-escape main" (without the quotes) \documentclass{article} \usepackage{filecontents} % Create a PDF file that consist of some pages \...
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timeline and animate package

I'm trying to make some pdf with animate package controlling a loop with the timeline. The purpose is to have a loop but reaching the last frame, the color of the dot should change. My main questions ...
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Transparent background in Asymptote animation

In my TeX distribution there are two Asymptote examples named inlinemovie.tex and inlinemovie3.tex. (They are also available here.) Quick question The two animations in inlinemovie.tex have ...
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Compiling the latex->dvips->ps2pdf with dvips -Ppdf

The documents I create heavily depend on postscripts (I use pstricks quite a lot). I've had some issues with resolution, and it's been recommended to try using dvips -Ppdf. But recently, I've been ...
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Adjusting the framerate with the `animate` package [closed]

I am using the animate package to produce a slide deck with beamer and having issues adjusting the framerate. I have experienced the following issues and I suspect that the problem lies with Adobe ...