{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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LyX, classicthesis, Mendeley: Citing a web page

I use Mendeley to organize my Literature and to build the .bib file. I also use LyX and the classicthesis template to write my Master's Thesis. Now I want to reference a web page. Using apalike as ...
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How to produce bibliography hyperlinking journal title with url?

BibTeX exported from scientific journals usually have all the informations you need to cite them; one of them is the url. For saving space i would prefer to hyperlink the name of the journal rather ...
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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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Labeling links, Markdown style

In Markdown, you can do [google.][1] ... [1]:http://www.google.com In LaTeX, I've tried \href{\ref{1}}{google?} ... \label{1}{http://www.google.com} But that doesn't work, and I'm tired of ...
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Dollar sign (\$) dysfunctional in hyperref's \url{}

When escaping the dollar sign inside a \url{} command, as shown in my MWE, the following is displayed. (Below is what I am expecting). \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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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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Spaces are not formatted correctly in url paths when using sphinx package and reStructuredText

I have a problem similar to the one in: Obey spaces with URL package (path command). The obeyspaces option is not working within the pgfplots table column. However, my problem is slightly different ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Missing $ inserted issue

Trying to get my dissertaion sorted (due in a few hours) and I keep getting this error: ! Missing $ inserted. <inserted text> $ l.190 ... pp. 225--236, ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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: 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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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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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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«Undefined reference» when using an URL in Bibtex

I'm trying to cite a Webpage in a latex report but it always fails during the compilation. Here is my .tex : \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{report} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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Inserting a clickable URL into moderncv not working anymore

I tried inserting a clickable URL into ModernCV but somehow the output doesn't feature a clickable URL. This has worked in the past(on Ubuntu 12.04; with few changes such as including hyperref. Not ...
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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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URL field only for certain reference types with biblatex

I'm using biblatex for my references. My bib file includes many references which I have imported from different sources. Not all references have a url entry and some of them are bogus. I now like to ...
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\url{} links with percent (%) signs and overfull hbox error

I have looked at the first comment to this question on % in urls and found that I didn't need to type \ ahead of each %. However, in WinEdt 7.1, everything from the first % in the first URL is now ...
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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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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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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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Hyperlink in moderncv with acrobat reader

The hyperref in moderncv for urls and the email address cannot be opened with adobe acrobat reader. The links are working in other pdf readers. It's only an issue with moderncv opened in adobe acrobat ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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} ...