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I try to use hyperref with pagebackref to get a page number and a link for each of my references. My first pages have roman numbers (title page, ...), later on I switch to arabic numbers. For whatever reason the links in the references have the right page number but the link is wrong (somehow a negative offset).

I have a minimal example:

\documentclass[a4paper, 12pt, twoside]{report}
\usepackage[pdftex, plainpages=false, hypertexnames=false, pdfpagelabels=true,
    hyperindex=true, linktocpage, pagebackref=true, pdfa=true]{hyperref}





    \bibitem{citation_key}Autor: Titel. Verlag, Jahr.

Any ideas?

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You have two pages numbered i; better say \pagenumbering{alph} for the title page and \pagenumbering{roman} in place of \setcounter{page}{1}. Remember to always leave an empty line after a bibliography entry. –  egreg Jun 7 '12 at 20:56

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I got a solution.

the hyperref option hypertexnames must be set to true (the default value).

In the first place this caused other problems with my template

(pdfTeX warning (ext4): destination with the same identifier (name{...}) has been already used, duplicate ignored ).

I could solve this problems using \Roman pagenumbering for the title page and similar, \roman pagenumbering for table of content and similar and \arabic pagenumbering for the rest of the document.


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Many thanks Tobias, your little answer saved me where dozens of others failed. \hypersetup{hypertexnames=true} does the trick! –  RobinLovelace Sep 2 '13 at 17:51

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