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{urls} is about handling URLs in (La)TeX documents, commonly by using the \url macro provided by the {url} and {hyperref} packages.

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Why hyperref's \url may be used in preamble within a macro but not within a box?

The following MWE, where a macro involving hyperref's \url is defined in the preamble, works like a charm: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{hyperref} % ...
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% sign into URL in a footnote

Further to Caramdir's (User 3872) 2011 question; I have a similar MWE as in that question, hence: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{hyperref} \usepackage{url} ...
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Add some vertical text on the margin of document?

I like to put url in the left/right margin and align it vertically like arXiv (see figure below). Here is a MWE: \documentclass[10pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{lipsum} ...
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Is it possible to make a reference clickable without showing its DOI or URL field?

I'm using biblatex with the following options \usepackage[backend=biber,style=numeric-comp,sorting=none,% isbn=false,url=false,doi=false,firstinits=true]{biblatex} Thus, my bibliography ...
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Open reference to long directories paths

I am trying to link to a directory while being in a tabular environment. The path of the directory usually is pretty long and should linebreak at the boarders of the table. Additionally it would be ...
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hyperref URL using BibTeX

I am trying to hyperrefan URL using class scrartcl, Bibtex, package natbib and bibliography style authordate1. The paper is characterised as @article in the .bibfile and as the URL entry is not used ...
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Test the hyperlinks of a pdf document

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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Changing URL colors in headline / footline of beamer template

Problem: I need to have URLs via \href{}{} be colored in blue text in the presentation. However, using \hypersetup{colorlinks=true,linkcolor = blue} changes the text in the section, subsection text ...
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How to modify Bibtex URL tags in Latex?

I want to cut the URL tags defined in a Bibtex file. For example I want to crop the prefix "mailto:" so that it won't be shown. But the hyperlink still has to contain it. The following command does ...
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How to get \url{} and \href{} displayed identically [duplicate]

I would like the output of \url{} and \href{} displayed identically. I have changed the color for both to be blue, but it appears as if a different for is being used as well: Code: ...
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ConTeXt: Macro within macro for URLs

Background Would like to define a base URL that can be reused by other macros. Problem Using the \goto macro requires a fully expanded URL. Minimum Working Example Here's code that illustrates ...
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ConTeXt: Use url parameter to hyperlink bibliography title references

Background A technical design document includes a number of citations. It would be convenient to include hyperlinks to the cited documents in the bibliography. The bibtex entries include articles, ...
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How to properly expand an argument to the \url or \path macro?

In the following MSE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{url} \newcommand{\rootDir}{\$ROOTDIR} \newcommand{\myDir}{my/dir} \newcommand{\makeFilePaths}[3]{% ...
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Make hyperref links open in new browser window for easier navigation

I edit a newsletter using LaTeX and I find hyperref very limiting. I'm using hyperref with only one argument: hidelinks. If I click on a \url link in the newsletter the URL opens in the same window, ...
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problem with urlstyle being overriden by apacite

I am using \usepackage{hyperref} and \urlstyle{rm} to produce urls in roman font in my documents. However, when I also include \usepackage{apacite} the font is no longer roman, but typewriter for the ...
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How to use UNC path

I struggle a bit with UNC paths in latex. My paths looks something like \\server\folder\folder I found this. Which recommends to change \ to /. Thats not really a solution. I put the path in ...
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Inserting YouTube link in modern CV

RE: Modern CV contact info - YouTube channel link Hi, I've tried repeatedly to include a link, in the upper-right-hand corner where my contact information is located a YouTube link to my channel, ...
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Make hyperlinks clickable in a DVI converted to PDF

I have a legacy system that "generates" documentation for one of our systems. The resulting DVI file is then converted to PDF using dvipdfm. The DVI contains URLs, but those aren't clickable in the ...
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How can I prevent URLs from being clickable?

I want to stop every URL in my document from being clickable in the resulting PDF. I am using the url package, and the documentation claims that it "does not make hyper-links." So, I don't know why ...
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Linebreak in url

I'm using the apacite package and I'm trying in bibtex to supress the url if the doi is available. I found an answer in the posting apacite: how to suppress url if doi is avalable? It is exacty what ...
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Keeping URLs clickable while decorating?

I want URLs in the rendered PDF to appear as follows: <http://website/blah> I have declared the URLS in my document using the 'url' package, in the form: \url{https://tex.stackexchange.com/} ...
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url at the end of description

I would like to add an url at the end of each description. \documentclass[12pt,BCOR=15mm]{scrbook} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[ngerman]{babel} ...
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How to right-justify URLs inside a table?

I have a table containing a URL, and I want the URL to break so that the URL is right-justified along with the other text. In my example below you can see that the last few lines are not ...
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How to put URL in bibtex bibliography

I'm having trouble to correctly finish my bibliography. In the website's region, I cannot place the url correctly. Can anyone help me out? I've search some questions, but I wasn't able to get the ...
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How to include urldate on bibliography withou using the “note” option?

I'm using the natbib package and the plainnat style. Also I'm using the url package. \usepackage[authoryear,round]{natbib} \usepackage{url} \bibliographystyle{plainnat} My problem is the ...
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Extract from URL field in beamer

How can I extract the value of the URL field of an entry in a .bib file? I want to print it directly in the frame of my beamer document. Additional info: (added July 20, 2014): I can't provide the ...
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csplain and url package not working with pdftex

MWE (test.tex): \input miniltx \input url.sty \url{http://www.google.com} \bye Commands: pdftex -fmt=csplain test.tex -- fails This is pdfTeX, Version 3.14159265-2.6-1.40.15 (TeX Live 2014) ...
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Bib entry cannot be encoded in ansinew [closed]

I'm compiling the following files which are enconded in Western-1252. Using biber to compile the bib example.tex \documentclass[11pt, twoside, a4paper]{memoir} \usepackage[ansinew]{inputenc} ...
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Footnote not appearing in Document

I am using a footnotes with urls inside. This works fine for most cases, but for some reason I cannot understand, sometimes the footnotes are not generated and I do not know why. Here is the MWE ...
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Bibliography URLs missing part when using lmodern [duplicate]

I'm creating a document that contains urls in the bibliography. That works just fine and the urls are broken to new lines at appropriate points. The only issue I have is that the two pdf viewers I've ...
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In BibTex, when should I use 'howpublished' and when 'url '?

I'm writing a piece whose bibliography with some technical reports, presentation, manuals, and just websites. In the .bib file, I need to decide whether to use 'howpublished' fields, or 'url' fields ...
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How do I replace url text with a symbol in the bibliography of a CV (moderncv class)?

I want to include a link to my publication, using biblatex in a CV. But instead of the whole url, I just want a symbol which can be clicked. My MWE is as follows: ...
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\url command worked fine before using \urldef

Is there any way that \urldef can be overwritten by \url? A link with a % sign or ~ sign used to work just fine with \url before I used \urldef. After \urldef, my % signs in the cited link serves as a ...
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Using url package without hyperref makes link hit boxes erratic

I've currently got a url link in a footnote in my document. With the hyperref package, everything works correctly. Because the IEEE PDF Express tool doesn't like having the hyperref package, I've ...
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Publishing to Arxiv with Hyperlinks

In addressing this question the first thing to note is that everything works, compiles and displays correctly on my computer. However, when I go to upload my document to arXiv.org sometimes things ...
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How can I use mathematical symbols and other special characters in URLs in footnotes?

I want to footnote a URL which contains mathematical signs such as = and LaTeX asks me for a $ sign to take it to mathematical space (and therefore changing the font which is not suitable). How should ...
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\textbf{} not working inside Breakurl \burlalt

Below is my code, \documentclass{article} \usepackage[breaklinks]{hyperref} \usepackage{breakurl} \usepackage{url} \hypersetup{ pdfpagemode=none,% colorlinks,% citecolor=blue,% filecolor=blue,% ...
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Hyperref package is causing error message

I am trying to typeset my document, but the including the hyperref package gives me the following error: The required file tex\latex\url\url.sty is missing. Now my problem can probably be ...
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Typesetting URL/URI/IRI in plain TeX

I would like to be able to allow line breaking on /'s, ?, and &'s. I understand I should change the \catcode's of those letters, but I don't want them to be global, but instead restricted to ...
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Too long website as footnote results in `Overfull \hbox`

I have a very long website as footnote and I get a warning message Overfull \hbox. This is the website: \footnote{Vgl.: ...
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Using UTF8 inside \path from the url package

Whereas there are certain rules for how a URL is to be formed (where non ascii letters are not really allowed). How about \path? I happend to try \path{æøå}, saved in latin1 this gives the expected ...
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Image link clickable in non-white areas (excluding the background)

Consider image sample below. I'm including it using \includegraphics and I have linked it to an url using \href. What I would like is to have it in the pdf file in such a way that the mouse would ...
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How to have an URL in PDF bookmark

I'm interested in having a PDF bookmark pointing to an attached file in the PDF. At least I know it is possible to have bookmarks pointing to an URL. See for instance the hyperref manual. You can see ...
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Line breaking of URLs at “-”

I have a URL in my bibliography which line-breaks in an unpleasant way. The URL breaks as follows: http://www.mathworks.se/help/matlab/matlab_oop/(break) implementing-operators-for-your-class.html I ...
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Footnote with url in caption?

I try to put a url as a reference in a caption of a figure. But it seem to give all kinds of errors like: ! Argument of \@caption has an extra }. ! Paragraph ended before \contentsline was complete. ...
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Fix URL overfull

when I break the URL in the bbl file I had to do more than one step and it takes time, but I would like to know a way or a usepackage to break the URL automatically
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Insert some simple path in LaTeX document

I'd like to insert some simple linux path inline with the text in my LaTeX document by using basic elements like: \texttt{/usr/share/myspell/dicts/hyph_pl_PL.dic} ..but it failed and this error ...
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Properly link an url in Bibliography

How to properly link an url in Bibliography? I've tried this: @book{wiki4, label = {Razor}, author = {Wikipedia's collaborators}, date = {2014-01-01}, url = ...
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captionsetup url color select

I've changed my caption font color to gray as seen in the screenshot below. My problem is that references is black (which I've chosen in the hypersetup), how do I change this to be gray as the rest of ...
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Biblatex: escaped underscore in bib file prints as %5c in bibliography?

My reference manager escapes all underscores in URLs. I thought that was OK until I noticed it prints %5c in front of all URL underscores. How can I avoid this while still having the escaped ...