{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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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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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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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} ...
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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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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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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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Hyperref + \url: long URL with dashes won't break

I've discovered a rather weird behaviour of PdfLaTeX. In this example \documentclass{article} \usepackage[breaklinks]{hyperref} \begin{document} ...
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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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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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\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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Why is hyperref inverting URL /'s to a backslash

This code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{hyperref} \begin{document} \begin{center} ...
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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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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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Auto generate List of \url usages within document

I am writing a thesis and I have made extensive use of hyperlinking through \url or \url within a \footnote. Now I would like to add a list (kind of like a simplified bibliography where each link ...
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url hyperref does not work with French accent characters

I am using pdflatex. The following creates a live link the the first URL ("mousse" with no French accent). When I click on it in the PDF, I am brought to that page. The second URL (containing two ...
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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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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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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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Left-aligning URL with line breaks in bibliography

URLs break fine in my bibliography. My problem is that they are justified which creates a gap between "URL:" and the URL itself (see below). Is there a way to left align only the URL? I am using ...
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Using commands inside \url?

How does one use commands inside \url{..}? MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{textcomp} \usepackage{xcolor} \usepackage{url} ...
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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 ...
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Urldate field gets ignored

I need help :) I am writing in Danish and need citations in the harvard style. I am using the following minimum setup: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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Remove backslashes from url fields in .bib entry

The problem I'm having is that urls with backslashes in the .bib file are not linking correctly. I'm using Mendeley to generate a .bib file that gets imported and used in the references section of a ...
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Bib compilation blocks pdf compilation

I am pretty sure this is not a syntax mistake. I am using a .tex file with the following form: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \title{Here goes the title} \author{Here goes my name} ...
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Automatically add a custom url on my bibliography, based on local url rewriting

I search a solution to automatically add a custom url on my bibliography, based on local url rewritting. For example, i have a biblatex entry into library.lib with local pdf url like this : ...
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How to overcome limitations of \url{}?

One major limitation of the url package is that "the argument must not contain unbalanced braces.". However I have the problem that sometimes URLs I have to include in my document do not satisfy this ...
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URL citation: Control breaks and add 'Accessed' as prefix text

Please consider the following BibTex reference output (source can be found below): I am using \bibliographystyle{plain} as the output fits the requirements of a paper I'm writing. I tried natbib, ...
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Using URL in a LaTeX bibtex file

I'm using bibtex for my bibliography in LaTeX. I would like to use URL's and I need to cite. How do I add URLs into the .bib file. Also, I am using chicago as a bibliographystyle. I wrote the ...
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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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.bib file causes build crash, url error

I have this code in my .bib file: @misc{akcelerometry, author = {Prof. Ing. Miroslav Husák, CSc.}, title = "Akcelerometry {[online]}", url = ...