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{pdfcomment] concerns the pdfcomment package for making annotations in pdf documents

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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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pdfcomment within command swallowing last character of argument

Hey fellow TeXnicians, I've been having some trouble integrating pdfcomment with a custom command that I've written. No matter how simple the command, it seems that pdfcomment swallows the last ...
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Do tooltips use javascript? Might that be a problem?

I am writing my CV in LaTeX and thought it'd be fun to add a little Easter Egg when hovering over LaTeX: That was created with package pdfcomment. However, I've seen some comments (for example, here)...
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How to replace blank lines by newline character?

I would like to replace blank lines in a command by the newline character \textCR. For example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pdfcomment} \mypdfcomment[2][]{\pdfcomment[#1]{#2}} \begin{...
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How to enforce minimal height in pdfmarkupcomment?

Consider the following example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pdfcomment} \begin{document} \pdfmarkupcomment[markup=Highlight]{aa}{Highlight} \pdfmarkupcomment[markup=Highlight]{AA}{...
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Why does pdfcomment gobble space between words?

With the following the space between "one" and "two" is gobbled. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pdfcomment} \begin{document} one \pdfcomment{comment}two \end{document} Why is that? Is it a ...
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Adding comments with pdfcomment without affecting the document

If you use a pdf-viewer to add comments to a pdf document, you do not modify the typesetting - of course. I would like to have the same behaviour using a command of the pdfcomment package (or other ...
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pdfcomment highlight doesn't work

I am using MikTex 2.9. I would like my text to be highlighted and I would like a comment to it. But my MWE below doesnot work.PLease help \documentclass{report} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage[...
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Text shifts into the header when using `fancyhdr` with `todonotes`

I am currently writing a KOMA-article document in Latex (Lyx) and discovered the following issue: In order to show comments in pdf I tried the pdfcomment package and the todonotes package. ...
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How to avoid hyperlinks with \usepackage[tooltip]{acro}?

I have finally managed to assign tooltips to all acronyms in my document thanks to \usepackage[tooltip]{acro}. Here is an MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[tooltip]{acro} \DeclareAcronym{ABC}...
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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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Changebar with editable text propertes

I would like to add changebar to the revised parts of my pdf but also I want to write a text on the change bars. I know two packages for changebar: 1- cahngebar package 2- pdfcomment package (with ...
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How to disable pdfmarkupcomment?

I filled my thesis with lot of pdfmarkupcomments which come as a part of the package pdfcomment. Is there a way to disable this comments globally. Or should I go manually to every place I made it and ...
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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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How to convert comments in pdf file to changes in tex file

I have recently learned about the pdfcomment package which, as the name suggests, inserts comments into pdf files. So LaTeX does understand some of that. I also know about synctex: LaTeX also knows ...
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pdfcomment including \vec: conflict when silence and newtxmath loaded

This MWE \documentclass{article} \usepackage{silence} \usepackage{newtxmath} \usepackage{pdfcomment} \begin{document} \pdfcomment{$\vec{x}$} \end{document} errors for me with the following ...
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pdfcomment and breqn

I'm trying to use \pdfmarkupcomment from pdfcomment inside a dmath environment from breqn, but they appear to be incompatible. Here is a simple example where it fails: \documentclass{article} \...
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Forward command arguments to another command

How can I define a command that forwards arguments to another command? Specifically, I'd like to create a command that forwards arguments to \pdfcomment and adds the author optional argument with a ...
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TikZ “containing square” computation problem for a path (application: pdftooltips) [duplicate]

The "pdftooltip" command from the pdfcomment package requires rectangular trigger regions. This is problematic when annotating figures. Take for example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \...
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Problems with pdfcomments and Unicode characters in XeLaTeX

I'm trying to use the pdfcomment package in XeLaTeX. I can't seem to be able to use Unicode characters such as Czech ň or ě properly in \pdfmarkupcomment. Usually any such trailing characters of the ...
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black frames around tooltips in OSX Preview

I would like to get popups for acronyms giving their meaning at mouse hover. The following works with pdflatex when viewed with acroread: \usepackage{pdfcomment} \usepackage{acronym} \def\acp#1{\...
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Conflict between mhchem and pdftooltip (pdfcomment package)?

I tried to hide some text into a pdftooltip, which was working fine up to now (when I used TeXLive 2011). I now upgraded to MacTeX 2014 and now I get an error, if there is a chemical formula in this ...
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Is there a better package to add comment / annotations into your LaTeX pdf than pdfcomment today?

I am aware of the How to annotate PDF files generated by pdflatex? thread where the pdfcomment package is suggested. So this question is simply about whether you think this is still the best option ...
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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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Can I make an “abbreviation expansion” in PDF visible?

(I hope this is at least marginally on topic) When I use the <abbr> tag in HTML, the abbreviation and its expansion are marked by the browser: But if I mark an abbreviation and its expansion ...
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What kind of data can be gleaned from a PDF created in LaTeX?

As I use LaTeX for the creation of many of my business instruments, and since I send these all over the world to different clients I just wanted to know if there are any data embedded in a PDF that ...
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pdftooltip (from pdfcomment package) with included graphic?

I would like to show structure formulas associated with chemical compounds in tooltips, but have not been able to achieve that easily. \includegraphics appears to be ignored silently, rather its ...
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pdftooltip color assign

How can we assign a color for the pdftooltip ? For example I want the text CD to be blue. How can I get the color of my choice in RGB? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pdfcomment}% http://ctan.org/...
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makeidx and pdfcomment packages are not working together

I noticed recently that if I'm using pdfcomment package together with makeidx in one document, highlighted comments are not added to the PDF output. for example, you may run the following with LaTeX: ...
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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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pdfcomment with reserved characters

I would like to include reserved characters such as _ within comments so that I can include file links in comments. If I try to enclose a sentence in a verbatim environment within a pdfcomment ...