CTAN has a new package: ocgtools

CTAN Announcements ctan-ann at dante.de
Wed Mar 31 14:42:11 CEST 2010

This should reach your local mirror within a day.

Jim Hef{}feron
Saint Michael's College


The following information was provided by our fellow contributor:

Name of contribution: OCGtools package
Version number: 0.5
Author's name: Robert Marik
Location on CTAN: /macros/latex/contrib/ocgtools
Summary description: OCGtools package allows to manipulate OCG layers in PDF 
  presentations, namely hide and reveal parts of document by clicking active 
  links or buttons.
License type: lppl

Announcement text: 
The package ocgtools is designed to insert OGC (Optional Group
Content, known as layers) into PDF presentations. From the user's
point of view, the package allows to insert in an
comfortable way any TeX material into separate layers in PDF
document and also insert links which toggle these layers on
and off. Parts of the PDF document like formatted text,
tables, math formulas or graphics can be turned to visible
or invisible state by clicking active links or buttons.

Similar packages are cooltooltips, pdfcomment, AcroTeX and
fancytooltips. See the ocgtools package documentation for
differences between ocgtools and the other packages.

The package is distributed with examples build from one
source using several presentation packages (beamer, web,
pdfscreen). All necessary files are on Texlive 2009. Allmost
all necessary files are on CTAN, the file ocg.sty is at

This package is located at 
.  More information is at
(if the package is new it may take a day for that information to 
appear).  We are supported by the TeX Users Group http://www.tug.org .  
Please join a users group; see http://www.tug.org/usergroups.html .

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