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Problem with use of '#' in custom \href command

I'm having a similar problem as described here: How to use \newcommand for \href? However, I want to specify an URL with an # sign in it. I know that I should escape the # by \#, but as we have many ...
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Hyperref pointing is incorrect in the Table of Contents

I'm observing strange behavior with hyperref and the \tableofcontents. Clicking on List of Tables or Synopsis takes me to the Preface page. Perhaps it has something to do with \chapter* titles for ...
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Refer to an equation by name, not by number

I have an equation environment which contains a number of named rules. I would like to give these rules labels and have a command which refers to the name of the rule. This should work with the ...
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Can someone help me figure out what this code does?

The following code is from our universities thesis template, which is not very well documented, and as I'm the most skilled LaTeX user, and I'm a middling user at best, we don't know what a lot of the ...
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/ActualText in small cap hyperlinks

I'm using the frenchlinks option for hyperref, which due to solicitous care of XeLaTeX + Linux Libertine, gives bona fide small-caps links on the page. The problem is, when I cut and paste out of the ...
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Two colors in one hyperlink

As usual writing a few documents. As one can see having too much color and gloss in a document is never good. Therefore having boxes, and a myriad of colors in the hyperlinks is a bad idea. I really ...
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Hyperref not jumping to the appropriate location [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: href to an image label - how to jump to the image instead of the caption below the image? It appears that the links to the figures take the cursor to the figure label, ...
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Driver specification for hyperref and graphicx

When using hyperref and compiling via pdflatex or dvips, I do not need to specify the driver with \usepackage{hyperref}. However when compiling via dvipdfm this fails and I have to specify the driver ...
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Hyperref box does not obey slant

When I place text in a 3D figure along a plane, the hyperref box does not get adjusted. The problem text in the image was placed as \node [yz slant style, anchor=west, black] at (0,1,3) ...
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Package hyperref Warning: Token not allowed in a PDF string [duplicate]

My document contains section titles that are formatted by the listings package. (The section names are names of configure script switches.) ...
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extra “]” displayed when using htlatex in TL 2013 with \usepackage{hyperref}

I noticed I am getting a new char displayed on the HTML page which did not exist when I was using TL 2012 with htlatex. I narrowed it down to including \usepackage{hyperref} This extra "]" shows only ...
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Latex glossaries: Hyperref/Link only the first occurance of an entry in each section?

By default, the glossaries package creates a link to the glossary for each occurrence of an entry (e.g. each time I use \gls{entry}). With the links visualized (e.g. using hyperref colorlinks). This ...
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Coloured equation number (without changing colour of reference using hyperref)

I am working on a file where I am using the package hyperref so that the references to equations are linked and coloured. Here is a MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} ...
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Option to break urls with carriage-return symbol?

There are several ways to get long, uncooperative URLs to line-break in LaTeX. If you're using pdfLaTeX, then the hyperref package can break them across lines for you, roughly after any /. If you ...
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Using \BeforePackage to load a package before hyperref does not work

I am using the lipics document class, which includes hyperref. I want to load the float package, which should be loaded before hyperref, without changing the document class. As suggested in this ...
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Different hierarchical levels in TOC and hyperref-generated PDF bookmarks

I would like to make hyperref generate bookmarks for all available hierarchical levels of my documents, but only in the produced PDF. For the TOC itself (i.e. the one printed at the beginning of the ...
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PDF bookmark going to the bottom of the previous page in case when caption header is on the top of a page

\documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{mwrep} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage[nodisplayskipstretch]{setspace} \setstretch{1.3} \usepackage[hidelinks,unicode,pdfencoding=auto]{hyperref} \usepackage[all]{hypcap} ...
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\part and tocloft

The following code was provided by Martin Scharrer in reply to a post in May 10. \documentclass{book} \usepackage[british]{babel} \usepackage[titles]{tocloft} \usepackage{tocloft} ...
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Page header becomes part of link when an \autoref hyperlink spans pages

I am using MikTeX 2.9 on Windows. I am using, among other packages, hyperref in my MASc thesis and I just noticed something strange. I have an \autoref to a table in a paragraph and the link spans ...
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How to change hyperlinks color {Lyx}

I am using Lyx and i would like to change the color of hyperlinks on my bibliography. The default color is pink (at least on report layout , which i am using) Is it possible to change it, to blue ? ...
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Correct kerning of hyperlinks in math mode

I use hyperlinks in math mode to if a reader does not read my thesis sequentially and finds a very arcane symbol somewhere, he may just click it and go to where it is defined. However, adding links ...
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What does “you have forgotten to use \caption” mean?

I'm stumped by an error I'm getting, when I try to render a Tufte-LaTeX document using hypcap and hyperref. For example, even a minimal document consisting of \documentclass[nohyper]{tufte-handout} ...
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Incompatibilities of cmap with fontenc/hyperref?

The following code doesn't compile (with pdflatex) \documentclass{article} \usepackage{cmap} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[pdfa=true]{hyperref} \begin{document} Hello. \end{document} ...
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How can I make subsections lose the section number within the section and gain the section number outside it?

For a paper I am typesetting, the author wants subsections to be written with single numerals. So far, OK, \renewcommand{\thesubsection}{\arabic{subsection}} does the job. Yet frequently, he ...
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How to link Table of Contents in thesis PDF

I used the following code and I am able to link references, List of Symbols but unable to link the Table of Contents in my thesis. I wish a completely linked PDF of my thesis. Please help me.... ...
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How to strip “eq.” from cleveref?

How can I make cleveref output (1) instead of eq. (1) when referencing equations only?
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How to use the command \autoref to implement the same effect when use the command \eqref?

For example, the first equation of Section 1 in a tex file is numbered in the form (1.1), When we use the commands \autoref and \eqref for referring it, the compiled pdf file will show Equation 1.1 ...
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hash-tag in \href causes error

I'm creating a beamer presentation. I want to put a link to a source which has a hash-tag in it (#). When I try to compile this I get an error: ! Illegal parameter number in definition of \test. ...
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Hyperref “enquotes” metadata

EDIT: As Bill B. and Caramdir point out in their comments after Bill B. produced his results posted below, more information is needed in order to make a better call. To remedy, my output was ...
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How can I effect line breaks within the title without hardcoding \\'s in \title?

Although I do need line breaks within my title for my document's title page (I'm using the book class), I'd like to avoid hardcoding line breaks in the argument passed to the \title command, for three ...
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How to refer back to a point in the document with custom counters?

The easiest way to explain what I would like to have is to show the desired output and I would like to get this by writing something like: \begin{document} Draw point B \STEP{drawb}. Connect A and ...
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Key Value option in package

I trying to write a package, and I'd like to specify whether there should be colour or not. I'd like to do: \usepackage[color=false]{foo} and have this set \RequirePackage[color=false]{hyperref} ...
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Recommended color for hyperlinks in a CV

I'm using the hyperref package, and I'm curious if there is a recommended color for hyperlinks. At the moment I am using urlcolor=BlueViolet which looks great onscreen, but when printed in b&w it ...
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nameref (hyperref) evaluating counter instead of section name

What's the proper way to reference a section with a counter in the title? The TOC generates correctly, but the cross references aren't so lucky. MWE: \documentclass[letterpaper, 12pt, twoside]{exam} ...
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Wrong place for hyperref link in scaled tikz picture

I have a TikZ picture with a node containing a minipage with an itemize environment; each item is a hyperref to other sections of the document. When scaling the image (for example with ...
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how to put \neq in bookmark

The not equal sign ($\neq$) becomes equal sign(=) in hyperref's bookmark. I know that \texorpdfstring will work for this, but I can not find \textneq, maybe another name? Thanks in advance.
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href not working with image (but OK with text)

When I use a text in \href fine, but if I use an image it does not generate a link at all. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{hyperref} \usepackage{graphicx} \begin{document} ...
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Make Chapter Titles link to Table of Contents [duplicate]

I'm using the hyperref package to create hyperlinks in my document. The links from the TOC->chapters/sections work great, but I was wondering if there was a way to automatically insert hyperlinks from ...
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Substitute italic ampersand with alternative ampersand in Linux Libertine O

Based in this answer I want to create a command \amper that uses the alternative ampersand of Linux Libertine O and leaves the regular \& alone. The problem with the MWE below is that hyperref ...
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hyperref: how to format text in a forms text-field

I would like to pre-format the text in a form text-field, e.g. make it bold, italic or use a specific font. The following code generates a simple text-field: \documentclass{scrreprt} ...
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Avoiding inelegant splits on URLs

I am using biber and biblatex to process my bibliography. URLs are handled with breaklinks=true under hyperref. I have found an inelegant breakup of a hyperlink resulting in a reference like this ...
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Making hyperlinked graphs with the TikZ graphdrawing package

This question here garnered an interesting response on how to make TikZ node text clickable. I am using the graphdrawing package in order to automatically set up the graph, so I am unable to use the ...
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Change colour of boxes surrounding links in hyperref

How can I achieve in the following MWE that the box surrounding the link gets coloured in blue? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{color} \usepackage[linkcolor=blue]{hyperref} \begin{document} ...
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PDF hyperlinks to a given page.

I would like a command that takes two arguments: a page number and a block of text. I would like the command to create a PDF hyperlink around the text that will jump to the given page. I see that ...
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`\input`ting contents of a file into a `hyperref`'s `pdfkeywords`

I use git to manage the development of my LaTeX documents, and I have a makefile I use to build a PDF from the LaTeX source. For the sake of provenance, I would like to embed the most recent git ...
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Autoref to appendix with appendix package

I would like autoref to reference chapters in my appendix as appendix <chapternumber>. However it fails to print anything besides the chapternumber. From the hyperref documentation page 16 where ...
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ToC fine, but wrong hierarchical structure of index

I'm using Springer's svmult template for an edited book. The header of each article inside the book looks like this: \title{Article's Title} \author{Author's Name} ...
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No hyper refs from citation to bibliography using BiBTeX, hyperref and harvard

I am trying to get internal hyperrefs from citation to the bibliography page. I am using BiBTeX, the harvard package, the hyperref package with optional [hidelinks]. The latter works fine to me on the ...
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Partial italic text in PDF bookmarks

In my LaTeX file I've got some chapter titles with partial italicised text. With the hyperref package, I get the required bookmarks, etc. but the style for these partial italicised text disappears. ...
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Why can't I expand \ref*{} as a string?

In the following code, if you change \def to \edef the code crashes. Nor can you perform normal string operations or tests. Removing hyperref (and replacing \ref* with \ref) works fine with \edef. ...