We developed a map with 25 million pixels, each representing the snow load on a 50m ×50m square with a different colour in Austria. This map will be published on a web site where the user can specify a location and a popup window shows the snow load. But we also have to produce a pdf file where the user should be able to identify the snow load for a location. The Adobe Acrobat DC tool print production contains a preview window which shows the colour code for the position of the curser. So, it would be possible to link a colour code to a value for the snow load with an additional list which relates colour code to snow load. But this is not user friendly.
Is it possible to create a popup window with the snow load for the curser position in a pdf file? The basis would be a link between colour code and a value of the snow load embedded in the pdf file.
Please take into account that I am a civil engeneer with very limited skills regarding programming if you be so kind to answer. Albert Einstein said, "You have to make things as simple as possible. But not simpler."
If you are looking at making things simpler for yourself, I would start by posting this question in the correct Adobe user forum.
This is the user forum for the Adobe Captivate user group. I think you might be looking for the Adobe Acrobat Forum?
I will move your question to the Acrobat forum.
Yes, but it's not that simple. It depends on the screen resolution, zoom level, window size, etc.
Programming it is going to be an enormous task. Alternatively, it would involve creating a field for each pixel in your file, which is very likely to make the file unstable.
I don't think a PDF will fly for this. You need software to be developed.
Can you share that PDF file so we can see how it looks?