Issue 81713 - PDF Export option to create pdf layers from Draw layers
Summary: PDF Export option to create pdf layers from Draw layers
Alias: None
Product: Draw
Classification: Application
Component: save-export (show other issues)
Version: OOo 2.2.1 RC3
Hardware: PC Windows XP
: P3 Trivial with 6 votes (vote)
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: AOO issues mailing list
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Reported: 2007-09-18 18:50 UTC by cart0guy
Modified: 2013-02-07 22:40 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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ODG with 3 layers (7.65 KB, application/
2013-01-24 16:18 UTC, oooforum (fr)
no flags Details
Possible export to PDF (1.42 KB, application/pdf)
2013-01-24 16:22 UTC, oooforum (fr)
no flags Details

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Description cart0guy 2007-09-18 18:50:46 UTC
The PDF format has supported the concept of layers since version 1.5.  It would 
be useful to have the Export PDF functionality in Draw to create layers in the 
exported PDF based on the layers stored in the Draw document.
Comment 1 christian.guenther 2007-09-19 11:37:06 UTC
This is an enhancement.
In my mind it's a useful feature.
Please have a look.
Comment 2 crxssi 2008-01-24 21:00:45 UTC
I agree that this could be a useful enhancement for all platforms.
Comment 3 cart0guy 2008-01-28 20:39:21 UTC
Could the people other people who have expressed interest in this feature 
please vote for it or change it to the NEW status?  Thanks.
Comment 4 czcsaba 2010-04-30 15:05:25 UTC
*** Issue 81713 has been confirmed by votes. ***
Comment 5 oooforum (fr) 2013-01-24 16:18:49 UTC
Created attachment 80165 [details]
ODG with 3 layers
Comment 6 oooforum (fr) 2013-01-24 16:22:18 UTC
Created attachment 80166 [details]
Possible export to PDF

Two attached files to show this concept.

Very useful now cause most PDF viewers accept layers (FoxIt, Nitro, etc).

Known as Optional Content Groups (OCG) in the PDF specification described as: