{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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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} ...
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bibtex large spacing

I couldn't find a solution to my problem searching. Apologies if it has been asked before. My problem is: on a few of my bibliography entries, there are massive spaces in the text to pad out the ...
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Url is not displayed correctly

I am using some big faculty LaTeX template for my thesis, so I do not really know, which packages I am supposed to mention here ... Anyway, I am trying to write some urls. I write them like ...
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Line breaking of URLs in bibliographies

I have a problem with the line break of an URL. The URL can´t break correct and extends into the border. I´ve tried some things. Amongst others I loaded the package breakurl, but without any success. ...
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Url references in bibliography

I am using TexMaker. I would like to know how to include web site references in the .bib file. I am using bibliography style , alpha. How does the website reference appear in the bibliography
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How to reference websites / programming languages ? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I use BibTeX to cite a web page? Hi I want to reference in bibtex the Python Programming Language Using: @MISC{Python, title = "The Python Language", url ...
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Url with fragments in bold

I need to write document containing a lot of URLs but some fragments of these URLs have to be in bold. How can I accomplished this? For urls I use \nolinkurl but I can't use \bf in it.
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Getting percent sign into an URL in a footnote

I'm using the url package. Now, I have some some url with a percent sign in it and want to place it in a footnote. When I let the % where it is, I get a comment, and the whole thing fails to compile ...
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Include source text from URI (e.g., Wikipedia)

Background Wikipedia content is reasonably current and free to use. Consider the tabular content at: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comparison_of_web_application_frameworks#Java Problem Copying ...
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How to make my own reference for some arbitrary weblink

How could I make my own reference (bibtex or other) to some arbitrary weblink like http://www.inf.ed.ac.uk/teaching/courses/anlp/slides/anlp13.pdf so that it appears under the 'References' of the PDF ...
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Hyperref using the wrong language script for \url?

In a mixed language document, I try to use a URL. Here is minimal input demonstrating \documentclass{article} % compile with xelatex \usepackage{hyperref} \usepackage{polyglossia} ...
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moderncv : \homepage - can't handle a tilde

I'm using the latest version of moderncv from CTAN. When I set : \homepage {homepage: my.homepage.url/~username/} The tilde doesn't show up. So I tried: \usepackage{textcomp} \homepage {homepage: ...
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Underfull \hbox in bibliography

I am getting lots of "Underfull \hbox" warnings that point to the *.bbl file. It looks like these messages appear only when URLs are very long, like in the below example: @techreport{nistguidesec, ...
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URL with tilde character?

I'm trying to make a URL with a tilde character (~) in it: \usepackage{url} ... \url{http://lyle.smu.edu/~tspell/jaws} It looks right in the resulting PDF, but when clicking on it the browser goes ...
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How to avoid link higlighting when using package hyperref?

I'd like to include some http links in my document. So i Included the hyperref package so that i can use the command \url{} Microsoft Surface\footnote{\url{http://www.microsoft.com/surface}} This ...
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URLs break compilation

Just as a preamble, I use MikTex 2.8, the latest TeXworks for Windows, the natbib, hyperref, and pdftex packages, JabRef to manage my citations, and the pdfLatex option in TeXworks for compilation. ...
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hyperref url breaking

References: Forcing linebreaks in \url So, in a plain document with \usepackage{url} \begin{document} You can find this at \url{very-long-url}. \end{document} the URL will be broken down, e.g. ...
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Reference to URL not showing up [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: URL of cited web site in bibliography I want this reference to a URL to show up, but it doesn't. This is how I add the entry in the bib file. I've also tried it as ...
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Expand directory names using nested macro definitions

Background Would like to use values from macros that reference other macros (n-levels deep) and apply their values to the \path command. Problem (Scenario A) The following works: \usepackage{url} ...
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Obey spaces with URL package (path command)

Background Using the \path command from the URL package to mark-up directory paths. Some of the paths have spaces. Problem The preamble is set to: \usepackage{algorithm} \usepackage{booktabs} % ...
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Using \nameref within \path

Background Looking to apply a consistent style to file and directory names. The book's appendix has a subsection for every file referenced by the book. Every subsection has a label whose value is ...
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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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How to generate this symbol~ in pdf using latex [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: URL with tilde character? How to generate this line in pdf using latex. http://www.google.com/~find/ How can I create ~find in latex. I tried \~\ find which ...
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How does one automatically escape a sequence of text, like “verbatim” but without the formatting?

I want to escape TeX codes on a range of text; this is for a macro providing slightly neater URL formatting. The code I have now is, \newcommand{\serifurl}[2]{\textsf{\href{#1://#2}{#2}}} where the ...
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Redundancy in bib file: conditionally suppress url if same as doi?

Mathscinet gives bibtex entries with both a doi and a url field included. Typically they look something like @article {some-article, […] DOI = {10.1016/j.apal.2008.12.003}, URL = ...
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How to deal with bibliography items containing long URLs?

A picture is worth a thousand macros: I don't blame LaTeX for having difficulty in formatting this entry. What can I do, however, to alleviate the effects and avoid the Word-like indentation? A ...
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How to cite a URL in LaTeX? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I use BibTeX to cite a web page? What is the standard method for citing a URL in LaTeX and having it in the bibliography?
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How does one typeset a URL?

I'd like to insert a URL into this document. Is there a "correct" way of doing that? If so, is there a way to turn it into a link inside the final pdf generated with pdfTeX or XeTeX?
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Forcing linebreaks in \url

I wish to typeset some relatively long URLs in a piece of text, and when I use \url{..}, the resulting text does not respect the margin boundaries that govern the main text body, instead going all the ...
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What is a good font for URLs to go with Palatino for the main text?

I'm looking for a nice font to use for my \url{...}s that goes well with Palatino. Courier does not look good at all. It's much too light. Helvetica (scaled .92) looks pretty good, but the ~ looks ...
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url in Bibliography without period at the end

I'm compiling a document with the essentially the following bib entry: @misc{name, title = {Title of Web Page}, howpublished = {\url{http://somethinghere.com}} } It compiles fine, but a ...
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Typeset URL in a non-typewriter font

I use \usepackage{url} and \url{…} to typeset URLs, but the typewriter font stands out a little too much. How can I have the URLs typeset in a different font?
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How to add a URL to a LaTeX bibtex file?

I'm using bibtex for my bibliography in LaTeX. I have some URL's I need to cite in the paper. How do I add URLs into the .bib file? A typical section in my .bib file looks like this: ...