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References: Forcing linebreaks in \url

So, in a plain document with

You can find this at \url{very-long-url}.

the URL will be broken down, e.g. after slashes. When however \usepackage{hyperref} is in effect, breaks are inhibited. I tried adding \usepackage{breakurl} below hyperref, and while it does break URLs again, the colorful border that hyperref added is now very faint. How could this last issue be remedied?

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are you running latex or pdflatex? – Herbert Jan 10 '11 at 14:21
You can use \href{http://www.microsoft.com/msdn/csharp/blablabla.aspx}{How to cook} – xport Jan 10 '11 at 15:15
Try \usepackage[breaklinkes]{hyperref} – Ma Ming Jan 11 '11 at 12:20
\href{}{with link text} won't help because the URL is supposed to be visible in the book. – user2859 Jan 19 '11 at 0:28
\usepackage[breaklinks]{hyperref} fails to break the URL. – user2859 Jan 19 '11 at 0:33
up vote 3 down vote accepted

You can reset the width on the border. The needed value depends on the resolution settings of dvips. E.g. with dvips -Ppdf a value of 100 is okay, without -Ppdf you can try 5.


\hypersetup{pdfborder={0 0 100}}
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