# Redefining contentsline using hyperref [closed]

I'm using LaTeX writing my bachelor thesis and I have some issues with the hyperref package.

I use a LaTeX document provided by my university that has a lot of stuff regarding citation styles, listings, numbering etc. already predefined according to university's guidelines. Trying to use hyperref, I ran into a problem with captions in float environments like tables and figures. Error message is:

! Argument of \reserved@a has an extra }.


I tried to make a minimal example reproducing the error, spend a few hours on google and here on stackexchange and the problem seems to be the redefinition of \contentsline and \numberline provided by my university:

\let\jbcontentsline\contentsline
\renewcommand{\contentsline}[3]{\jbcontentsline{##1}{##2}{##3}\vspace{0.25\baselineskip}}
\let\jbnumberline=\numberline%
\renewcommand{\numberline}[2]{\jbnumberline{Abbildung ##1:}{##2}}


So, as far as I understood, this redefinitions do not work because hyperref also redefined those commands. Is there a way to adapt the code to make it work with hyperref?

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## closed as unclear what you're asking by Joseph Wright♦Aug 4 '13 at 19:33

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Welcome to TeX.sx! Can you please name the used style or give a link to it? Without knowing your used document class it is hard to help you. A minimal working example (MWE) would be helpful. –  Kurt Dec 31 '12 at 3:29
The document class is scrreprt. But I don't think the style is available on the internet somewhere. –  Tobias Dec 31 '12 at 16:46
With no MWE, this is I'm afraid unclear. –  Joseph Wright Aug 4 '13 at 19:33
Unfortunately this question has been closed, while at least some issues can be solved. Therefore I give my answer as comment: 1. First load hyperref, then change \contentsline and \numberline. 2. Hyperref uses \numberline with four (4) parameters, not with only three (3)! 3. There is a spurious "=" in your code. 4. Better: (to be continued) –  Stephen Nov 17 '13 at 15:29