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Include Annotation in Bibliography

I would like to include the abstract of a reference as an annotation in the bibliography. Instead of the actual abstract, it only writes "abstract". \documentclass[ a4paper,12pt, ]{article} ...
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custom appearances on pdf annotation stamps without Acrobat Distiller / with pdf(la)tex / lualatex

I see that annot-pro supports customStamp: However, it also seems to require Adobe Distiller, and I want to use pdftex/pdflatex/lualatex. pdfcomment seems to support most annotations, but seems to ...
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How can I use a math formula as annotation text that will be displayed on mouse hover in LaTex? [duplicate]

I am using the pdfcomment package to annotate my PDF file, allowing comments to be hidden and revealed upon mouse hover. However, when I include a mathematical formula in the comments, it generates an ...
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How to combine, in a PDF document, a tooltip with a hyperref : xspace behavior broken

Acronyms in my PDF document should provide a tooltip definition, as well as a hyperref to where each was defined in the text. The following document uses xspace and stacks a tooltip with a hyperref, ...
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environment with pdfcomment

pdfcomment with environment is not working and it's working fine with only paragraph text. My MWE is : \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsthm,xcolor} \usepackage[subject={Top1},author={Daisy Duck},...
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Acro package: display pdfcomment only on short-form, matching single/plural case

I want to use the Acro package to display the long-form acronyms only when hovering over short-form acronyms. This is my MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{acro} \usepackage{pdfcomment} \...
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text insert annotation in pdfcomment

When annotating a PDF with Adobe Acrobat to suggest a new text insertion, Acrobat makes a very nice job by doing this: When using e.g. Abbyy Finereader, it denotes it by this: , not as nice but clear ...
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Conflict between package pdfcomment and the book class

I have a small file \documentclass{book} \usepackage{xcolor} \usepackage{pdfcomment} \begin{document} The \pdfmarkupcomment[markup=Highlight,color=yellow]{yellow mark}{Highlight}. \backmatter \...
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Conflict between package pdfcomment and polyglossia under XeLaTeX [duplicate]

The following file works fine when run with the choice of "english" but not "portuguese" under XeLaTeX; \documentclass{report} \usepackage{soul} \usepackage{polyglossia} % \...
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How to use pdfcomment within a caption?

I would like to leave comments in a PDF file, for which purpose the pdfcomment package seems to be a useful option. However, when I tried to use \pdfmarkupcomment within a caption, my comment has not ...
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issues with pdfmarkupcomment - whenever it contains another latex command

I have been having issues with pdfcomment package. Specifically with \pdfmarkupcomment This works fine: \pdfmarkupcomment{text}{comment} This does not work: \pdfmarkupcomment{text with \qty{1}{\...
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pdflatex: conflict between pdfcomment and soul

Here's the MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{soul} \usepackage{pdfcomment} \begin{document} \section*{\hl{Fine}} \section{\hl{Error}} \end{document} which gives the following error ...
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Put file contents as PDF comment (respecting UTF-8)

I want to have file contents rendered as comment in a PDF file. I decided for pdfcomment, which works. pdfcomment requires newlines being typeset as \textCR\textLF. Which leas me to the following ...
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biblatex: pdftooltip for et al

I failed to get a pdftooltip for the et al part of remaining author using biblatex \newcommand\pprintnames[3]{ \printnames[#1][#2]{#3} } \cs_generate_variant:Nn \exp_args:Nnne { Nnee } \...
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Fix repeated comment due to change line in \pdfmarkupcomment

MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{xcolor} \usepackage[author={anon}]{pdfcomment} \begin{document} \pdfmarkupcomment[markup=Highlight,color=green]{Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur ...
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pdftooltip over gls entry prevents the first use from working

I've added a tool-tip to show the acronyms long entry with the pdfcomment and glossaries package. However, with the tool-tip enabled, the first glossary appearance does not show. I though the issue ...
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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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How to break line in #3 of \pdfcomment

My question is as the title suggests. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pdfcomment,xcolor} \begin{document} \pdfmarkupcomment[markup=Underline,color=blue!1,timezone=+08’00’] {Department} ...
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Incompatiblity between pdfcomment options and MNRAS sections

The following minimal example does not compile: \documentclass{mnras} \usepackage{pdfcomment} \begin{document} \section{\pdfcomment[color={1.0 0 0}]{title}} \end{document} That is, pdflatex shows ...
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\pdfmarkupcomment in standalone

\documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{xcolor} \usepackage{pdfcomment} \begin{document} \pdfmarkupcomment[color=red,markup=StrikeOut]{A little Test!}{Why is this repeated? This is a StrikeOut markup ...
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hyperlink + pdftooltip: content to show tooltip with mouse hover, and be a clickable hyperlink simultaenously

I would like to have some hyperlinked content also show a tooltip when the mouse is hovered. Simple use case: when referencing say Section 1, the tooltip could display the section name Introduction To ...
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pdfcomment tooltip for acronyms - expansion confusion

I am attempting to place tooltips over acronyms to show the long-form. My command \ac works for acronyms with plain text descriptions. The problem I run into is that if the acronyms contain other ...
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pdfcomment with LuaLaTeX

It seems, \pdftooltip (pdfcomment) does not work with LuaLaTeX, at least, this does not seem to work: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pdfcomment} \usepackage{xcolor} \begin{document} \...
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Citation inside pdfcomment gives back BibTex key

For my thesis, I am trying to add tooltips or PDF annotations to my citations, so that you don't have to go to the bibliography to check the entry. So what I want to do is add the information of the ...
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change pdfcomment text box color and border in latex

I want to change the textbox colour from ugly yellow to something else. Does anyone know how to do it? And is it possible to get rid of the black border lines? Example code: \documentclass{article} ...
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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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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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\pdftooltip command does not support table environments

Welcome to TeX StackExchange I will try to get the alt-text output through this package \usepackage{pdfcomment} \pdftooltip command for the following environments like Figures, Equations and Tables. ...
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Conflict between package pdfcomment and polyglossia during compilation by LuaLatex

I would like to prepare a bilingual document and at the same time I would like to be able adding pdf comments by pdfcomment. Compilation by the command lualatex test.tex gets stuck when the library ...
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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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\pdfmarkupcomment does not work in page header

I find that \pdfmarkupcomment(from package pdfcomment) works well in main text body, but does not work in page header. What causes this problem and how to make it work in header? Here is the MWE: \...
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Pdfcomment stopped working; icons still appear in pdf, text not showing up

UPDATE: This seems to have to do with the pdfreaders on my mac/mac settings. When I read the same files on readers on my Windows pc, the content does show up I use the 'pdfcomment' package in latex ...
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Highlighting text that spans multiple lines with \pdfmarkupcomment from pdfcomment package makes multiple PDF comments

I am using the \pdfmarkupcomment command from the pdfcomment package to highlight and comment on sections of a paper. When the highlighted text spans multiple lines, the final PDF has separate ...
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How to add an image tooltip annotation in hidden mode using the LaTeX pdfcomment module?

Using the pdfcomment package to create an interactive tooltip when hovering over an image can be created with: \usepackage{pdfcomment} \pdftooltip{\includegraphics{img.png}}{This is the ALT text} ...
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Showing pdfcomment for acronym from glossaries while using hyperref in memoir class

I'm trying to display in tooltips (using pdfcomment) the meaning of acronyms (using glossaries) in a memoir based class (similar to this question). To do that I created a newcommand named \glstip (see ...
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Adding reply to annotation using pdfcomment

I recently discovered the pdfcomment package to annotate my latex-generated PDF files. Here is a minimum working example of what I have been doing: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \...
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How Does One Add a Tool Tip to a Tikz-Shape Diagram?

The Problem I am trying to add a tool tip to a flowchart PDF I am making using the Tikz library so that ideally it displays when one hovers over the flowchart box. However, I don't know how to make ...
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pdfcomment math style [duplicate]

I'm making a presentation and want to insert a comment, like a pop up comment, which contains some equations in math style. For example: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{pdfcomment} \begin{...
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pdfcomment and polyglossia incompatibility?

I would like to use the pdfcomment package to make some annotations to a pdf. It seems to conflict with polyglossia: \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage{xcolor,pdfcomment,polyglossia} \setmainlanguage{...
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pdftooltip of pdfcomment package doesn't work in landscape mode

I try to use the \pdftooltip{} of the pdfcomment package in a document in landscape mode. The mouseover works in normal mode, but fails in landscape mode. In landscape mode onley the first character ...
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Glossaries and pdfcomment - Tooltip on symbols

I would like to have a tooltip appear, when I hover the mouse over a glossaries symbol, so the entry's description appears in the tooltip. I am using glossaries v4.33 and pdfcomment v2.4. However the ...
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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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resolving bibliography references in pdfcomment tooltips [duplicate]

I would like to include some bib references as tooltips in my beamer slides. (I do NOT want a tooltip to appear for every \cite{}.) I have started to use pdfcomment for tooltips as it seemed the ...
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A moveable/copyable icon to give the user a link

The hyperref package allows to put a link within the stream of the text. The PDFcomment allow to create "floating" stickynotes that can be copied and moved around in a page. Is it possible to have a "...
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How the pdfcomment package produces nice copyable moveable pdf annotations and why it cannot be a Latex maths formula

Unsuccessful with a global question Annotation on a pdf : copyable, moveable, and including LaTeX maths and Comments/tips on a (non Latex) pdf including mathematical formulas, I come back with very ...
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Strange side effect between amsmath, hyperref and cleveref

This issue seems rather exotic, but I encountered it in a medium-sized document, and it took me a while to indentify which particular combination of packages was responsible. When I load amsmath, ...
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Workaround for pdfcomment not working lualatex

This is a very localized issue affecting Fedora 25 users with texlive.x86_64 6:2016-30.20160520.fc25 I have a one year old document that after upgrading Fedora 25 doesn't compile anymore. I ...
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Date format changed by loading pdfcomment package

It seems by loading the pdfcomment package, the date format is implicitly changed to YYYY-MM-DD. Consider the following MWE: \documentclass[12pt]{scrartcl} \usepackage[american]{babel} \usepackage[...
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using pdfcomment within pgfplots for displaying pop up information about plotted points

Given a graphic done with pgfplots displaying a number of points (see example below) I would like to associate a pop up displaying a list of integer values (with 7 integers values in my example) when ...
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Trying to use pdfcomment’s \pdfmarkupcomment with acro

I’ve been trying to use \pdfmarkupcomment from the pdfcomment package as the tooltip-cmd for the acro package. However, I’m getting an error and don’t quite understand where it’s coming from. The ...
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