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This package {ocgx2} serves as a drop-in replacement for the packages ocgx by Paul Gaborit and ocg-p by Werner Moshammer for the creation of PDF Layers.

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New color command \colorPlus[<color-when-printed>]{<color-in-PDF>} that behaves differently when viewed and printed

The aim is to define a new command \colorPlus[<color-when-printed>]{<color-in-PDF>} that works exactly like the usual \color{<color-in-PDF-and-print>} when used without optional ...
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Working slider in LaTeX with TikZ and ocgx2

Is there a way of creating an interactive slider by using TikZ and ocgx2 like this? Multiple instances of \actionsocg[onmouseall]{}{convenient code}{convenient code}{convenient space} are put side by ...
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How to create a document with collapsible proofs?

I am trying to create a document which has a series of theorems and proofs, one right after the other. I would like it so that in the pdf, one can click a button next to a proof that collapses that ...
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Using ocgx2 instead of ocg-p: \AddToShipoutPictureBG not recognized

I want to use the ocgx2 package under luatex. In the past, I used the ocg-p package but the ocg-p package does not work with luatex, see ocg-p: Optional Content Groups in LuaTeX. My (apparently wrong) ...
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Button to show and hyperref hidden page [closed]

As the title says I want to create a button which triggers hyperlink to a page but also shows a hidden layer. I found many Ocgx2 soutions to hide/show layers from @alexG, but I couldn't find a ...
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ocgx2, expl3: splitting comma separated OCMD/OCGs lists of arguments for references automation (bis)

Thanks to @AlexG and @Marcel Kruger, elaborating MCQs can be done with the different links below. (1) ocgx2: verify and reset of Multiple Choice Questions with OCGs (2) ocgx2, xparse, expl3: splitting ...
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How to fix placement of layers in Apple Preview (works in Adobe Reader and others)

I am trying to create an interactive PDF where one can switch between a color and a grayscale image using the ocgx2 package. It works on Adobe (with interactive element), and displays fine in most ...
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How to combine a JavaScript code and OCG/OCMG layers within LaTeX source/macro?

This question is a "work in progress" in order to find a solution to the following previous question: (1) ocgx2: Multiple Choice Questions up to three automatic trials As suggested by @AlexG ...
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Switching pictures in place with ocgx2

Using ocgx2 and pdflatex I would like to switch between two tikzpictures that are identical in size. If I do \switchocg{ocg23a ocg23b}{Lösung} \begin{ocg}{OCG 1}{ocg1}{1} \begin{tikzpicture} \...
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ocgx2 package: printed links have low resolution

I encountered a weird behavior when using the ocgx2 package. It allows one to have colored links (like urls, but also references to sections in the toc, basically everything clickable) in the pdf but ...
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Stacking pdf layers: MWE breaks linux pdf viewers okular and evince

I would have commented on Stacking pdf layers But lacking the reputation, I'll have to open a new thread. However \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage[samin, norsk, nynorsk, british]{babel} \...
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ocgx2: Multiple Choice Questions up to three automatic trials

This question is a following of the two clever and efficient answers linked below to elaborate semi-interactive quizzes/MCQ with ocgx2 (OCG/OCMG). (1) ocgx2: verify and reset of Multiple Choice ...
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List of todos breaks with ocgcolorlinks

When trying to use \listoftodos with colorinlistoftodos and ocgcolorlinks, text disappears from the list of todos. To be precise, the text is still there, I can copy it, but cannot see it – it becomes ...
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Interactive point tooltip still active on pgfplot when status updated by ocg to invisible

My problem is as below. I have pdf report which i want to use it with ocg to display when needed. There are many plot which has clickable point option and plotted by pgfplot library. These plots are ...
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Extract page range from pdf preserve LaTeX ocg

I have a pdf file created with pdflatex and hyperref / ocgx2 packages. How can I create a pdf out of this containing a range of pages (say pages 2 to 5) preserving the ocg? Usually I do: pdftk orig....
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How stable is ocgx2 with hyperref

I want to achieve color links which are non-colored in print. The package ocgx2 will achieve this with \documentclass{article} \usepackage{hyperref} \usepackage[ocgcolorlinks]{ocgx2} \begin{document}...
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ocg: problem using keyval

Trying to build expandable macros using ocg layers, I am facing quite disturbing issue that I am not able to figure out and so turn here for some help of specialists... I am using a macro to insert ...
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How to make one CheckBox (from hyperref) status dependent on other CheckBoxes'?

I want to have four CheckBoxes A, B, C and D: B,C and D change their status on mouse click, in the usual way. And A is checked automatically only when all B, C and D are checked, A doesn't response ...
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OCGX Overlapping Links Visibility

I'm using OCGX to generate multiple layers with text and links. All layers are set invisible/hidden (0) by default, except one "main" visible layer. The purpose of this is so when the PDF is opened in ...
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Link colour fills page [closed]

This morning I updated my local MikTeX distribution with the pending package updates. I now get a completely blue page if the page contains a link, but only when compiled with XeLaTeX. Removing ocgx2 ...
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Can I use pdftooltip from pdfcomment for a tikz ocgx2 switch

I am using ocgx2 to toggle the visibility of elements in a complex tikz graph. Additionally, I want to explain what happens when someone clicks on a switch in a pdf tooltip. However, I am struggling ...
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Tikz & OCG: make button cycling through different layers

I would like to have an OCG button which, when pressed, cycles through a set of OCG layers. I've tried using self-referencing OCG buttons, where each toggled the other (I tried with and without ...
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Stacking pdf layers

I am trying to display different boxes with a logo in it based on which PDF layers are active. See the image below In my example I only have 3, but for my actual problem I am guessing I need 3 groups....
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ocgx2, xparse, expl3: splitting comma separated OCMD/OCGs lists of arguments for references automation

On an applicative level, this question follows a previous one about quizzes (MCQs) with OCGs. But it seems (I suspect) that the issue might come from expansion concept and/or LaTeX3 syntax on how to ...
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ocgx2: verify and reset of Multiple Choice Questions with OCGs

EDIT: The original question was unclear, not well-posed, posted too early and too much verbose. After having some rest and digging more in deep the issue, I am now able to answer by myself to almost ...
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How to add a particular object to an `ocg` list

This is an addendum of a previous question: How to put a box and use columns to separate arrows. Please consider this MWE (adapted from a nice answer of that question): \documentclass{article} \...
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Creating a lot of checkbox'es to make visible/invisible arrows using `tikzpicture` environment

I have this MWE, taken from marmot's nice answer: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[margin=0in,footskip=0in,paperwidth=60cm,paperheight=29cm]{geometry} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage[utf8]{...
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Is there a bug with the `switch ocg with mark on` key of the ocgx and ocgx2 packages?

Indeed, with this key, visibility does not work properly. I quote the manual: /tikz/switch ocg with mark on={<ocg reference»}{<OCGs list> } These styles transform the current path or ...
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Scalebox not working properly inside hyperlinks when using ocgx2 package

I am using hyperlink text formatted with graphicx' \scalebox command with independent factors for horizontal and vertical scaling. When formatting is applied inside hyperref's hyperlinks, the text in ...
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Problem with using glossaries-extra with ocgcolorlinks option of the ocgx2 package and scalebox-based glsabbrvsmfont/glsnamefont commands

The following example causes problem: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[colorlinks,linkcolor=blue]{hyperref} \usepackage[ocgcolorlinks]{ocgx2} \usepackage[record,acronym,shortcuts=ac]{glossaries-...
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TikZ: Is it possible to use ocgx or ocgx2 with scaling?

To get a handout, I drew polygons on A4 paper arranged in landscape mode. In order to create an interactive slide show with beamer associated with these documents, I had to reduce the dimensions with ...
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Multiple choice questions linked to solutions using Optional Content Groups (OCG)

I am setting up some practice tests for an aptitude exam my son will undertake for entry to university. Many example questions are available. Hard copy books publish the questions at the front of the ...
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Is there a way to modify the mouse with ocgx2?

I wrote a transparency with Beamer containing a timed itemize list (overlay) and an OCG layer. When the mouse is not above the OCG link called "circle", it has the following form: When the mouse is ...
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