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Breaking links and escaping characters in bibliographies with backlinks and ocgcolorlinks set

I have the following situation: I have to use the ocgcolorlinks option in hyperref, so that links are not broken. So I had the idea to set each char as a link with \href. After putting some code ...
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Hyperref: Scandinavian characters (æø) don't work in \url, hyperlink is wrong

Background A while ago it became possible to use the letters æ, ø and å in URLs, and some websites, like the encyclopaedia Store Norske Leksikon, has made use of this. Recently, a question was ...
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I cannot get a (properly) underlined hyperlink in blue

First I just ignored the hyperref package and just wanted something that 'looked' like a link: \underline{\color{Blue} http://soundcloud.com} but I end up getting an underline about 3mm below the ...
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Reference plain text

Is there a way to reference just plain text with the \ref{} tag? I have a table with two columns. Each column has content which links to a different part below. The reference in the first column is ...
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Difference between bookmark levels greater than one - what does this mean?

When compiling my LaTeX file, I received this warning message. Though I got the PDF file, I still want to know why this warning comes and how to fix it. It occurs in this line. \paragraph{Plane ...
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Where can I find out what various hyperref options do?

Where can I find a description of hyperref options, deeper than the one of the manual? I do not understand the meaning of several options. For instance, what is "redefines LaTeX internals" (option ...
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Is it possible to draw a nonprinting box around text, as in the hyperref package?

I would like to be able to draw a box that shows up on in the PDF but does not print, just like the boxes around links that are made using the hyperref package. I would like to put a minipage ...
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How do I make an attached file display like a link?

I'm embedding an external file in my pdf with \usepackage{attachfile2} and\textattachfile[color=1 1 1]{description}{file.pdf}. How can I make the text look the same as it would if I had used the ...
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List section in pdf bookmarks, but omit in LaTeX table of contents

Normally (under pdflatex with hyperref) a section added with \section will appear in both the LaTeX table of contents, and the pdf metadata; while a \section* will be omitted from both. Is it ...
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Precise back-reference target with hyperref and backref

The backref option and its variants in the hyperref package allow to include back-references in the bibliography to the page(s) or section(s) in which a given reference was cited. The target of the ...
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How to disable initial view of PDF bookmarks panel?

The hyperref package automatically creates a list of PDF bookmarks, and it configures the PDF to have the initial view display the bookmarks panel, at least in Foxit Reader and Acrobat. To see the ...
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Option unicode=true with hyperref

Is there a drawback when using the option unicode=true with the package hyperref and the engines PDFTeX, XeTeX and LuaTeX? In other words, can a portable document always have ...
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Making TikZ path into a hyperlink

I'd like to know if there's a way to make an arbitrary closed path in TikZ into a hyperlink; either directly or by turning it into a node. Here's an example of code to work with: ...
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Make backrefs invisible in hardcopy

Is there a way to make bibliography back-references display and hyperlink in a PDF file but not print in a hard copy. When I use \usepackage[colorlinks=false,backref=page]{hyperref} I get a red ...
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Option Clash for Hyperref Package

Hi friends i am beginner to Latex. when i run this code i am getting the error "! LaTeX Error: Option clash for package hyperref." Here is the code: \documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{moderncv} ...
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biblatex-apa and hyperref: right parenthesis not part of link for \textcite

I use biblatex-apa citation style. I also use hyperref with colour links, rather than ugly coloured boxes. When I use \textcite the author name and year are both part of the link, but the right ...
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Link formatting: colors, underlines in moderncv

Following the excellent advice in this site, I have started using moderncv for writing the new version of my CV. Unfortunately, after converting to PDF, my http links work (clicking on them leads to ...
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Avoid hyperref warnings in moderncv [closed]

Whenever I compile a CV with moderncv, I get four warnings by hyperref. There don't seem to be any serious problems connected to them, yet they bug me. I like my documents to compile without warnings. ...
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Getting cleveref to mark all of “Lemma 1” as a hyperlink, not just “1”

I recently discovered the very nice cleveref package, and really like. Works much better than autoref (from hyperref) for me. There is only one thing I don't like: If, for example, the \cref command ...
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How to get correct autoref for theorems

I have some own theorem environments. And my theorems are numbered like the chapter. Now I would like to use autoref with that. But it does not work like it is described here ...
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\#\#\#\# becomes “##” in printout

I want to refer to a url using "####" as a stand-in for the many four digit codes which could take it's place. But this ... \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage{url} \usepackage{hyperref} ...
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Gobbling an argument if it starts with #

My problem comes from pandoc and markdown, but it is not directly related with these tools, but instead with "customizing" the resulting pdf via some tex macro programming, so I think it is on topic. ...
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hyperlinking author names in biblatex when using \citeauthor

Using biblatex, the \citeauthor no longer is hyperlinked by default (as done in natbib). I am currently desperately looking for a way to make it a hyperlink ... any suggestion welcome
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highlights path sequentially BUT in order of clicking

I have been looking for a possibly difficult answer to a simple question. I would like to be able to highlight paths on a TikZ picture. I would like to highlight these paths by clicking on them and at ...
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hyperref: pdftitle and wrong character encoding [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Using non ASCII characters in author names and titles within hyperref pdfinfo \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{mwrep} \usepackage{polski} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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Why are all of my footnotes hyperlinked to the titlepage?

Problem I have various footnotes, which are hyperlinked from the text to the bottom of their respective pages. When I click on the hyperlinks (in the main text), they always take me to the first page ...
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How to change the PDF producer metadata with XeLaTeX on MikTeX

I tried to change the PDF Producer of the generated PDF file with XeLaTeX, but it always be "MikTeX-xdvipdfmx (0.7.8)", if the PDF is generated with pdflatex, it will change as I wish, does anybody ...
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Enumerate after \label

I have the following code: \usepackage{hyperref} \newtheorem{thm}{Theorem} \begin{thm} \label{mythm} \begin{enumerate} \item \end{enumerate} \end{thm} \ref{mythm} The ref prints the ...
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Change format of hyperref generated PDF bookmarks

In a generic way, how can I change the format of bookmarks generated automatically by hyperref (or bookmark)? By generic, I mean the ability the customize the bookmark format for part, chapter, ...
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Creating a new environment with referencing

I'm trying to create a referenceable "system" environment that basically displays an equation with a custom counter. Then I want to reference the environment with autoref, so as to have "System (S1)" ...
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Box around raggedright links spanning two lines extends to right margin

I need to use boxed links and ragged right text. The problem is that when a link spans two lines, though the link is broken correctly (when using pdflatex) the box around the linked text extends until ...
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hyperref fillable forms - breaking the rules

The hyperref manual states clearly: You must put your fields inside a Form environment (only one per file). However, I can put form fields outside of a Form and I can put more than one Form ...
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Set chapters at section level in the table of contents

I have: \chapter{My first chapter} \chapter{My second chapter} \phantomsection \addcontentsline{toc}{chapter}{Appendixes} \appendix \makeatletter \def\toclevel@chapter{1}\def\toclevel@section{2} ...
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LuaLaTeX and hyperref ate my document (properties). How do I get them back?

I use hyperref for a number of reasons, but among other things it sets up the document properties up well. As long as I compile with XeLaTeX that is. As soon as I compile with LuaLaTeX, everything is ...
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Thumbnails of other frames in beamer

I would like to make a presentation with beamer, and have a few frames (at the start or the end) containing thumbnails of the other frames, hyperlinked to them, with something like 4x3 or 5x4 ...
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What is a nice design/implementation for “back to the top”?

I want the reader of output of a PDFLaTeX be able to go back to the table of content or first page. What is a good way of doing this? Most PDF readers provide a TOC and navigation system but I was ...
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Symbol for external links

I'm using the hyperref package in my document to provide hyperlinks to external documents. However, I don't want to have the links coloured or underlined, because I find this usually ugly and ...
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Biblatex, authoryear-comp, and hyperlinks

In answer to this question, Audrey offered an answer that works great with the authoryear option. (Context: I'm trying to get the hyperlink in citations to include the name of the author, and not ...
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Hide subsubsections in toc, but show in PDF

I am hiding subsubsections in my TOC because they got too many. But I would like them to show up in the navigation when viewing the document as PDF anyway. Is there any way to do this, and how? ...
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How to change the PDFBookmark titles (hyperref)

I am looking to change the title which displays in the PDF bookmark tabs to match the format of how I have my chapters listed. \documentclass[]{report} \usepackage[hidelinks]{hyperref} %to add ...
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Glossary link's color

How can I change the color of glossary links when using glossaries along with hyperref? I just want to change glossary link colors not all links.
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Create a register of persons with references

To Create a register of persons with biblatex seems to be much more complicate then i expected. How can i create nice a register of persons semiautomatic with \ref? Lets assume i have 20 persons ...
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Lost labels using intertext with varioref and hyperref

I have a problem using \intertext together with \vref when hyperref is also used. Consider the following minimal example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath, varioref} ...
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How to force hyperref to reference only \cite and not \citeauthor or \citeyear?

I would like hyperref to make links only when I use \cite and not with \citeyear and \citeauthor. Here is an example : \documentclass{article} \usepackage[numbers]{natbib} \usepackage{hyperref} ...
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Best way to part answers from solutions?

Now, if anyone could change the title into something better that would be great =) I am writing a rather long document, which contains plenty of integrals. I have a big list of integrals sorted in a ...
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How to create a link in a pdf document to open a file using a specified application installed on the machine?

Assume I have a file on my machine at file:///c:\figure.bmp. From my pdf document, that is created by LaTeX using hyperref.sty, how can I open figure.bmp using mspaint.exe (microsoft built-in image ...
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Beamer ignores citecolor from hyperref

How do I make citation links green in Beamer? It seems that Beamer ignores the hyperref option citecolor. I tried using the linkcolor option instead, but that affects all links (such as the link to ...
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Test the hyperlinks of a pdf document [closed]

Is there any way to test the hyperlinks of a pdf file ? Suppose I have a pdf file containing a large number of hyperlinks, can I test automatically the response I will have when following those links ...
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How to enforce generation of PDF table of contents?

When I'm adding \tableofcontents to my document the PDF generated contains a nice list of sections/subsections on the left side, when viewed in Adobe Acrobat (I also use hyperref package). Everything ...
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Why does hyperref overrule so many things?

One very usefull package is the hyperref-package. However a lot of times this package interferes with other packages or structures within a LaTeX document. So what is it about hyperref that makes it ...