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Working in consulting, I found that sending clients PDF file with my embedded maps is one of the best ways to achieve a wow-effect from them. The latest pdf file formats all support the layers feature (which arcmap makes use of); however they also are able to support javascript. Does anyone have ideas to use the power of javascript (or anything else) to make my maps within my pdf files more dynamic??? Which tools do you recommend? Any extensions to esri products?

Thank you very much!

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If PDF supports Javascript, try OpenLayers, see their examples of customization.

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I use terrago publisher.

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with GEO PDF, you go into each individual tract / parcel to edit in order to make that a pop-up, is that correct with the Terrago publisher? –  Zoran Oct 14 '12 at 17:34

See also this question: How can I add an interactive map to a PDF?

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