I'm bummed I haven't been able to recieve a solution for this. Perhaps I can ask in a different way.
I have found the "imageadjust" plugin from the KRPano site. That plugin will "blur" a tour, among other things if desired. I am trying now to figure out how to control when the plugin is enabled or disabled. If I enter the following code...
into the main XML or the pano XML, the tour does blur when it loads. However, I wish for the plugin to be "disabled" when the tour load but "enable" when a particular hotspot is clicked. In my case, I want the plugin to enable when a hotspot is clicked, which opens a photo, and in turn blurs the background pano. Of course I want it to disable again once the photo is clicked to close it.
I guess I'll go ahead and include the code for the hotspot of interest: