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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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Formatting back references in bibliography

I would like to change the way the back references are shown in the bibliography, such that they are all shown within parentheses. So I would like to see (page x, y, z) after my bibitems. This ...
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Xindy: Encapsulations for Index

Well, I struggled to improve my index generated by Xindy. I tried to add several entries with bold page numbers by using \index{...|textbf} as classified in latex-loc-fmts.xdy, without any success. ...
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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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Adjust box around hyperref footnote links

Is it possible to adjust the size of the box around the footnote links produced by hyperref? Specifically, I would like to move the base of the box closer to the base of the object inside. ...
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Insert foldable A3 pages in an A4 document with active references

I am at the end of a big LaTeX document (my thesis) and I would like to insert A3 tables and figures in the Annexes (Supporting informations) section. These A3 pages would be foldable and ideally I ...
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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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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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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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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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natbib and hyperref for (Author, Year) style produces two links

I am using the bioinfo style with natbib and hyperref, using the (Author, Year) style citations. pdflatex produces two link boxes for each citation: one for the Author and one of the Year. I would ...
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Hyperref jumps to the wrong equation if the equation has a \tag and cleveref is used

The problem I'm writing a document where all of my equations are labeled, not by numbers, but by names, which I provide with amsmath's \tag command. I also use cleveref for ease of ...
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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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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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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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How to break long URLs using common hyphenation but adding a line feed indicator?

I saw several questions like this one that request a solution for breaking apart URLs. I wonder if it is possible to hyphenate the words in a URL as it happens in normal text (i.e., breaking apart ...
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How to return to original .pdf presentation after open a .pdf linked file?

I'm preparing a beamer presentation and I'm using hyperlinks for the first time; When I do something like: \href{name_file_to_open.pdf}{here I put a link to a figure which is working well} It works ...
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How to create my own ref label system?

I want to add a hyperlink to sections where a file is discussed. Additionally the usage should be added to the index. In principle this is very close to the label ref system. A simple approach would ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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PDF/A with CMYK, how?

Using http://tex.stackexchange.com/a/99666 and http://tex.stackexchange.com/a/136653 I think I have been able to generate (using TeX Live 2014, pdfTeX 3.14159265-2.6-1.40.15) a PDF/A-1b compliant pdf ...
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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 ...
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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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How to avoid the “http:” part in hyperref's \url?

is it possible to use the \url command from the hyperref package with "shorthand" URLs, e.g. \url{ipython.org} instead of \url{http://ipython.org} ? It seems that the former would only link to ...
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hyperref Warning: Draft mode on

I'm trying to get hyperref to work with pdflatex, but I'm getting the error hyperref Warning: Draft mode on and since all hyperrefs are disabled in draft mode, there are no links being created. I ...
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Cross-references in headers, clash between fancyhdr and hyperref

I am writing my thesis and using fancyhdr for the headers. Just the standard "Chapter name on odd pages and section name on even pages". I also need to use the hyperref package to break up long urls ...
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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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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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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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Problem using latexdiff and pdflatex with custom command

Using latexdiff I have the problem, that by adding new \section, I get the following error by trying to run pdflatex. ! Argument of \UL@word has an extra }. <inserted text> ...
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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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\#\#\#\# 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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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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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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One way links to glossaries

Is there any way to have hyperlinks to the glossaries/acronyms (using glossaries package) in only one direction? What I want is a link to the page where an acronym is used, in the list of acronyms. ...
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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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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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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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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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hyperref does not work [closed]

I tried to add hyperref package, but TexWorks has this error: Runaway argument? {\@firstoffive }\fi . \begin {figure}[h!] \centering \includegraphics \ETC. ! Paragraph ended before \Hy@setref@link ...
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Incorrect target of \label link produced by hyperref

In the following code, the command \label{my} appears on page 4, as well \pageref{my} says "4", but the hyperlink points to the page one. Why is that? \documentclass{book} \usepackage{hyperref} ...