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{fancytooltips} allows to insert tooltips into PDF documents. A tooltip is a popup window that appears if the mouse hovers or clicks particular areas.

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Tooltip not generating desired output

I got to know the Tooltip tool whos macros is given here pdftooltip from pdfcomment package: Using LaTeX code in tooltip. It was very helpful and I have used it several times but since last few days, ...
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insert tooltips into PDF documents using LuaLaTeX – a popup window with equation appears if the mouse hovers on equation reference

I want to improve pdf readibility in following way. I know that pdfcomments and fancytooltips packages are available, but I can't imagine whether it is possible following action. I wish to insert ...
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Multiple lines and enumeration needed in Tooltip tool

I got to know the Tooltip tool whos macros is given pdftooltip from pdfcomment package: Using LaTeX code in tooltip. When I am trying to include ``\\", \begin{enumeration} or \begin{itemize}, ...
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Fancytooltips with roman page numbering not working

I use the fancytooltips package without problem but I just realise that it does not work when the page numbering is roman (or non-arabic). Is there any way I can get it working? I read the package ...
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Is it possible to make text in Overleaf like in Urban Dictionary where if you hover a word a window comes up with more information?

I'm trying to make text like in the Urban Dictionary like this: Is there a way to do this in latex or some other text editor?
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Fancy-preview and pdfTex error during compiling: reading image field failed

The code I'm using is \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath,amsthm} \newtheorem{theorem}{Lemma} \usepackage{xcolor} \usepackage{biblatex} \usepackage{hyperref} % Important! \bibliography{biblio}...
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Showing hyperrefs (figures, references ...) in a pop-up when hovering over

As I am currently writing my thesis, I would like to show figures, tables, refs ou equations corresponding to an hyperref when hoverring over the hyperlink with the mouse inside the produced PDF as in:...
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Is there a way to automate the adding of tooltips for glossary items?

As per the questions - I have a large glossary, and where I use \glssymbol{...} I would like a tool-tip to be automatically added for that symbol instance, i.e., I do not want to have to pre-define ...
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How can I change the shape of Tooltip box?

I am using the easiest way of tooltip code that posted in this answer by @AlexG. it works very well but in long tooltips, it doesn't break the lines in output (as shown in the following screen shot) ...
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A problem with using fancytooltips package

I'm trying to use fancytooltips package to create comments/tips that include mathematical formulas (I use MikTeX 2.9). I acted according to the directions of this guide Mouseover events in beamer: ...
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How to use fancytooltips with MikTeX?

I'm trying to create a tooltip with the fancytooltips package, the compilation is going well, but I don't get any tooltips. I'm on Windows 7 with MikTeX. I don't know if this is really necessary, ...
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fancytooltips fails to display popup windows with documentclass{jfm}

I am writting an article using the \documentclass{jfm} provided by the journal and I have some issues with the fancytootip package. It doesn't display the popup windows but when I come back in \...
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Fancytooltip error during fancy-preview

I wanted to try the fancytooltips package. I did the installation according to this page. I installed perl and the required Config::IniFiles library. I tried the installation both on Fedora using ...
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eforms's textField covers pop-up tooltip of fancytooltips

I'm trying to create a small fillable form and I have a small z-ordering problem, which I'm not able to solve on my own. I create a 'tooltip' and the 'movetips' option is defined, so the tooltip will ...
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[fancy-preview]: Mouse-over bibliography citations using Perl from Windows Tex Live, and with bibtex [closed]

What does one need to do to get the fancy-preview script going with only a Windows Tex Live installation thus far. The basics have been discussed on tex.SE here and here. [Quick digression: we use ...
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How can I use fancytooltips in Windows OS? [closed]

In many earlier posts I read about fancytooltip. However, I installed this package in Windows 32bit OS from ctan website. In some examples of this website such as tex.stackexchange.com post used ...
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I need to use the fancytooldtips package in a number of plain tex documents

I have been handed down a number of rather long documents, compiled in plain Tex. My task is to implement the fancytooltip package in these documents for various purposes. The package in question is ...
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fancy-preview perl script will not extract tables

% call pdflatex example.tex and everything works fine. % call perl fancy-preview.pl example.tex and no tables will be separated. remove tables and everyhing works fine. \listfiles \tracingstats=2 \...
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Explanatory notes (for BibTex or BibLaTeX "fields") showing on mouse-hover (a.k.a. tooltip) when hovering over references' fields

Imagine you have a bibtex reference entry with many different (also non-standard: called e.g. this1 here) "fields", as such: @online{foo, title = {...}, url = {...}, urldate = {...}, this1 = {...
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Comments/tips on a (non Latex) pdf including mathematical formulas

My goal : I correct copies from students that I scan to pdf. I wish I could make the annotations on the scanned copies rather than on the physical paper. Today, I have to scan the copies again to have ...
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Using fancytooltips in Sharelatex

I'm using Sharelatex and I'd like to use fancytooltips. I'm not an advanced user. I followed some examples and uploaded a fancytoolstips.sty and a eforms.sty that I found googleing. I have no errors ...
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Knitr Plot Tooltips for ADA Compliance

I would like to use Knitr to generate plots in R that have hover-over tooltips. Here is a working example without an R tooltip: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pdfcomment} \begin{...
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Previewing bibliography entries on mouse-over of the PDF's citation links

I had the brilliant idea to have my generated PDF display the bibliography entry as a tooltip when someone hovers over the citation number with his/her mouse pointer. I found this question which ...
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Tooltip with glossary items

I'm currently writting a big document including a glossary (\usepackage[toc,nomain,nonumberlist]{glossaries}) Is there an easy way to create automatically tooltips for the entries? So if you hower ...
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Restore kerning across empty groups

Context In my document, I attach a tooltip to the middle part of a word. To demonstrate this behavior, try mousing over just the letter V in the word AVA. Here is the implementation and usage of my \...
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Is there a good way to get hover text references on some of my math symbols?

I am writing some lecture notes that are intended to be accessed through a computer most likely. They are kind of mathy and I was hoping that there was some way for me to clean up the number of words ...
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Tooltip that works with all pdf readers

Is it possible to get tooltips into a LaTeX pdf? I am working on my CV. I would like to show some more information on my electronic version once you swipe over that field with the mouse. i.e. when ...
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TeX Fancy-preview,fancytooltips, Perl library Config::IniFiles [closed]

I was trying to get the LaTeX fancy preview running (http://user.mendelu.cz/marik/fancy-preview/#real) I think, I managed to get everything right but except for Config::IniFiles. As pointed out at the ...
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How to have a simple text appearing when the cursor is hovering over a part of the document?

I'm trying to get a short description of a picture to appear when the cursor is hovering over this picture in the pdf file. I read that this might be possible using fancytooltips but I have to say ...
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pdftooltip from pdfcomment package: Using LaTeX code in tooltip

I work as a Physics teacher and I am writing a "Problem-Solution-Book" with hyperlinks from problems to solutions and backreferencing -- all of it works pretty good. Now I wanted to introduce ...
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Is there a pdf crop utility for windows that will give smaller files?

The answers to this question contain pdf cropping utilities that will give smaller files than Eric Doviak's original, but as far as I can tell they only work in Linux. Is there a way to make them ...
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fancy-preview with other \ref-like commands (such as \autoref and \cref)

I finally got fancy-preview working, and I found the place (around line 97) in the script to add to the list of environments which it catches (to add propositions and so on). But what I can't find ...
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"Interactive PDF, Latex and Article of the Future" with opentype/truetype fonts and unicode

I'm looking for a way to get popup references when hovering with the mouse cursor over the references in my papers. I looked around on this forum and found this question and hpesoj626's answer very ...
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Move-around box in PDF display

I tried using the fancytooltips package and like it a lot. One thing that I could imagine would be nice is to have the entry showing up as a movable box instead of just a tooltip. (Sometimes the ...
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File biblatex.sty and eforms.sty not found [closed]

I tried compiling a file that uses the fancytooltips package, according to Gonzalo Medina's answer at Showing the bibliographic entry in a popup when you hover over the citation key. And it cannot ...
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Difference between fancytooltips and fancy-preview

I read the documentation for both fancytooltips and fancy-preview here, and I don't really understand what their differences are, or when I should prefer one over the other. I see that fancytooltips ...
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Displaying tooltips on tablet readers, specifically iPad

I am trying to generate tooltips in a PDF that will be accessible somehow on a tablet PDF reader, specifically on any iPad reader. So far, I have tried the packages pdfcomment, cooltooltips, and ...
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Mouseover events in beamer: hovering on \eqref and a comment containing the original equation popping up

This idea came into my mind while I was listening to a speaker presenting his results in a seminar, he used lots of equation references in his later slides, however I can't remember which equation he ...
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Overlaying tables

I have two tables as follows: Table 1: Row/Column | C1 | C2 | C3 ROW 1 | v | v | v ROW 2 | v | v | v ROW 3 | v | v | v ROW 4 | v | v | v ROW 5 | v | v | v ... ROW ...
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Fancytooltips causes "Please fill out the following form" dialogue [closed]

I observed this strange behaviour of fancytooltips: If more than 101 tooltips are defined, the Adobe Reader 11.0 or Adobe Acrobat 9.5.2/11.0.0 asks to "Please fill out the following form. You can save ...
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Fancytooltips changes line spacing in beamer

I try to show the bibliographic entry in a popup when the mouse pointer is over the citation key. To achieve this, I use the code from Audrey's answer. In the beamer class, this results in some line ...
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How can I get fancy-preview to work?

I would like to add fancy-preview to a document that I have created. I thought it would be best to get to learn how to use it on a simple example, so I found this TeX.SE question. I then tried to work ...
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In fancytooltips, how to set size of background color box

I want the size of background colore box to automatically match the "size" of formula to be displayed. What I get is a box spanning size of page. as in \documentclass{article} \usepackage{xcolor} \...
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In fancytooltips, how to have a set of aligned equations or matrix

The package fancytooltips allows for layers, where a rollover by mouse over a target brings up a box of comments. I want the target to contain extended mathematical objects such as aligned equations ...
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