{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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Selective URLs in bibliography using alpha or alphaurl

Is there a way to selectively adding URLs to bibliorgraphy elements? I use Mendeley and it automatically adds URLs to the DOI entries but I dont want these. I don't want to eliminate all URLs though, ...
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Flash animation and beamer

I want to have a flash file (.swf) in my beamer document on a Linux machine, using pdfLaTeX and Evince. Is there a way to make a link to that file which runs an external player or even better, is it ...
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biblatex: make title hyperlink to DOIs, URL or ISBN

This is a follow up question to biblatex: Make title hyperlink to doi url (if available). My reference database contains some DOI codes, but mainly normal URLs and some ISBN/ISSN codes. What I would ...
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How to make URL bold?

%url package \usepackage{url} %code that makes URL font the same \newcommand{\urlwofont}[1] { \urlstyle{same}\url{#1} } \begin{figure}[htbp] \centering \includegraphics[width=8cm, ...
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How can I have a footnote with an \url in a section title?

When I have a footnote with an \url in the section-header, the table of contents shows nothing with it. Why and how can I fix the issue?
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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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Trying to stop altering symbols in URLs

I am trying to create a bibliography and my main source of information are websites. The problem I'm having is when copying the URL into the bibliography, LaTeX doesn't like typesetting all the ...
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URLs with many special characters defined using \urldef [closed]

I am attempting to use an \urldef defined URL to print as a clickable link. But it's resulting in an error. So far I have this: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{hyperref} \usepackage{url} ...
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Remove URL in IEEEtran bibliography

The question refers to the topic: Disabling URLs in bibliography Could you think of a solution, which allows to have the URL in bibliography entry or not depending on the entry type. I. e. remove the ...
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Method for LaTeX to ignore special characters in a phrase

Is there an easy way for Latex to ignore all special characters in a given phrase? For example, I had to copy several links which contained the symbol _ . I know that it is possible to put \ in front ...
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biblatex: only wrap url string in \url if it is not already wrapped that way

I am using a customized BibLaTeX bibliography style in which I use the following macro: \newbibmacro{archive}[1]{\\\textsc{Archived:}\ \url{#1}}. I use this to format certain urls, it is called from ...
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Bibtex stretches the first line

The first line looks very "stretched". How can I improve the formating? @misc{Rel1, author = {J. Citizen}, title = {Kinect used as Topshop dressing room}, month = {may}, year = {2011}, ...
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Displaying % (percent) symbol in footnotes using \url [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Getting percent sign into an URL in a footnote In reference to this question: Getting percent sign into an URL in a footnote I'm using the url package and am still ...
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Break url in tabular

How can I break hyperref URLs in a tabular environment. Consider the following example: \documentclass{article} ...
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Best practice for quoting a website

How should I quote a website? E.g. I'm using the android reference. Here is my BibTeX entry: @ELECTRONIC{Google2012, author = {Google}, month = {01}, year = {2012}, title = {Android ...
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Wrapfigure & Footnote, hyperlinks

I want to include a figure in my text. The text should be wrapped around this figure, thus using environment wrapfigure. In the figure's caption I need a footnote, that includes the reference to the ...
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How to hide URL from bibliography by using a harvard style?

I want my bibliography without URL fields. After modifying natbib here: \newcommand\harvardurl[1]{\textbf{URL:} \textit{#1}} to \newcommand\harvardurl[1]{} I noticed a blank line where the URL ...
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Displaying URL in bibliography exported from Mendeley

After following instructions from Mendeley on creating and exporting bib using bibtex, citations containing URL were incomplete in the bibliography output (url absent). For example: ...
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biblatex URL shown twice in bibliography

I didn't find a solution in the web, so I'm asking here. I am using authoryear-icomp style for my bibliography (without any modification). When I have a BibTeX entry like: ...
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add urls in reference

i want to add urls in my reference i am using the following code in my .tex file \bibitem{bl}Business Logic layer, \url{http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Business_logic_layer}, 23 12 2011. however, ...
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Undefined color error for URL, when compiling with XeLaTeX

I've defined a different color for hyperlink using \hypersetup command with urlcolor. When I am compiling it with XeLaTeX I am getting undefined color error for the URL link, but it works fine when I ...
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URL of cited web site in bibliography

I am using natbib und the chicago style as bibliography style. I am trying to cite a web site, but in the bibliography the URL (given in the BibTeX entry) is not printed. Is there a simple solution ...
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long URL's containing “-” in bibtex going beyond page

I have tried several top answers with no luck. Here is what I have in my preamble(compiling with xelatex and bibtex). \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{natbib} ...
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Special footnotes for URL

I've made one command so as to not polluate text with web links. I would like to improve my command so as to do the following things. I would like that the footnotes used for URL have their own ...
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National characters in URLs not working with hyperref [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Hyperref: Scandinavian characters (æø) don't work in \url, hyperlink is wrong Consider the following example: \documentclass[a4paper]{article} ...
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Tool for generating a website's BibTex using the URL?

Is there an existing tool for generating BibTeX of a website using its URL? What I'm thinking is something like a web tool or a Python script that does this.
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Get rid of ISSN, URLs and DOIs in references

I am having the same problem as described here (i.e., I get unwanted URLs, DOIs, etc showing up in my reference section): Biblatex: Get rid of ISSN, URLs and DOIs in references Two caveats: I am ...
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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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lowtilde option for URL package

[edited to correct confusion over paths] My Mac version of latex includes two versions of url.sty --- one is from 2006 and supports [lowtilde] while the other is from 1999 and does not: $ grep 'ver ...
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LaTeX: Show return symbol at url line break [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Option to break urls with carriage-return symbol? I wonder if there is a possibility to show symbol (for example return symbol U+23CE or latex \hookleftarrow) at line ...
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urls do not show up in in biblatex-mla Works Cited list

Using the texlive distribution on Arch Linux. I have: \usepackage[american]{babel} \usepackage{csquotes} \usepackage[style=mla]{biblatex} \bibliography{sources.bib} ... In sources.bib I have: ...
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How can I change the @ symbol in e-mail addresses?

I use \documentclass{article} \usepackage{hyperref} \begin{document} \href{mailto:e.xmaple@example.com}{e.xmaple@example.com} \end{document} This way I can write an email address, but I don't like ...
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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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How to print '~' character using latex [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: URL with tilde character? I tried \~, which doesn't work; the ~ will appear on top of the following letter. ~ will print nothing but an empty spot. What I want is to ...
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Problem with escaped characters in bibliography when using Mendeley, natbib & url

This is my first question here, so apologies if I miss any conventions. I'm writing a dissertation in LaTeX. My sources are in Mendeley, which is generating a BibTeX file. I'm using the natbib ...
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Disabling URLs in bibliography

I use Mendeley for article management and export the related items to a bib file for referencing in LaTeX documents. I use IEEEtran style and see that the bibliography items include URLs which I don't ...
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biblatex & Mendeley - remove obsolete data from bibliography [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Biblatex: Get rid of ISSN, URLs and DOIs in references I recently started using Mendeley and got very excited about the fact that it searches for all the data about the ...
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BibTeX style file with hierachical use of DOI, URL fields [closed]

My custom BibTeX style currently does almost exactly what I want it to do: The title of the paper is a hyperlink, using the URL field in the BibTeX if one is provided, and using http://dx.doi.org/ ...
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URL linebreak in footnote

I use a footnote with a too long url, so that I'd like to see a linebreak. The url package does linebreaks automatically as far as i know, but in the footnote it won't do it. Anyone have a solution to ...
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Biblatex: Get rid of ISSN, URLs and DOIs in references

My .bib files are generated by Mendley desktop and usually contain URLs, ISSN and DOIs, but I don't want those to be displayed in my list of references. How can I get rid of them (short of deleting ...
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Bad formatting using URLs in bibtex

Is there a better way to include URLs in bibtex which result in a fine formatting? At the moment I do the following: @misc{jvmti, author = {Oracle}, title = {{JVM TI Reference}}, ...
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URL line breaks with biblatex

How do I allow long URLs to have line breaks at any point. This is in the bibliography not the main text. I am trying to save space so don't want extra spaces to be added to make it only break at ...
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URL for “article” (and other) entries of the .bib file?

My .bib file contains the following entry: @Article{ LM11, title = "Name of paper", author = "Author A and Author B", journal = "Arxiv", year = "2011", url = "http://arxiv.org/PS_cache/arxiv/pdf/..." ...
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Beamer-Button which opens a browser with an URL

is it possible to use a beamerbutton for presentations which would open a browser and a given URL?
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How to allow line break in a long hyperlink in a PDF compiled by latex-dvips-ps2pdf?

I am using latex-dvips-ps2pdf steps with -Ppdf option passed to dvips. The following code snippet \documentclass{article} \usepackage[colorlinks]{hyperref} \usepackage{breakurl} ...
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Clickable, bottom page reference ?! Possible ?

I'm new here but I see the place looks hyperactive. I guess I'll ask a lot in the next months. So new to LaTeX and starting my PhD thesis redaction. I got this template for a PhD thesis at ...
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URL containing a question mark with hyperref [closed]

I have a Bugzilla URL, that looks like this: http://host/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=1234] And I would like to include it using \href: \href{http://host/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=1234}{issue \#1234} ...
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URLs with % signs in them in bibtex files: how to get corect links after compiling with biber/biblatex

I have a bibtex file entry with a URL field so: url = {{http://links.jstor.org/sici?sici=0025-570X\%28198912\%2962\%3A5\%3C291\%3AHRATQS\%3E2.0.CO\%3B2-8}} where I have manually escaped each ...
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File ended while scanning use of \url using Bibtex.

I have a problem with one of my bibtex items and I'm scratching my head to figure out what is wrong. I've narrowed it down to the specific reference, and in partiuclar the specific URL latex is having ...
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Biblatex @ONLINE reference not printing all information [closed]

I'm using Biblatex and having trouble getting an @ONLINE to cite correctly in the bibliography. Here's the preamble: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{scrartcl} \usepackage[style=authoryear]{biblatex} ...