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fldigigal – Create a Flash slide show of digital photos

The package uses the rmannot package (thus requiring an Adobe Distiller workflow) to create what the author calls “an Acro Flash Digital Gallery”; that is, a Flash slide show that displays a series of digital images (PNG, JPG or GIF formats). The document author describes the digital images (path and caption) from the source; on compilation, fldigigal writes an XML file, which Distiller embeds in the PDF. The digital images may be embedded in the PDF, or be accessed remotely (reducing filesize). Three layouts are offered: vertical thumbnails, horizontal thumbnails, or no thumbnails.

This package has become obsolete after December 2020. Since December 2020, Adobe no longer supports Flash player (SWF, FLV). This package uses a custom SWF file (fdg_ht1.swf, eg); as a result this package will no longer function in Adobe Acrobat Reader DC. The package will continue to produce PDFs as designed, but only if built using Acrobat XI (or a version Acrobat prior to 2021) and viewed in Adobe Acrobat Reader XI (or a version of Reader prior 2021).

Home pagehttp://www.math.uakron.edu/~dpstory/fldigigal.html
Version0.6 2020-08-08
LicensesThe Project Public License 1
Copyright2010–2020 D. P. Story
MaintainerDonald P. Story (deceased)
Contained inTeX Live Contrib as fldigigal
MiKTeX as fldigigal
TopicsGraphics use
PDF forms
Adobe Distiller

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