{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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How to use the result of a macro and not the macro itself?

I would like to use the result of a macro (that delete accentuated characters of a string variable called \name), saved in a variable called \nameSA, in a url. I thought that I could use the \nameSA ...
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URL causes Missing $ inserted error

I'm trying to add this to my bibliography: \bibitem{nasa}Alliance, N.P.A.R.C. Computational fluid dynamics (CFD) verification and validation web site: ...
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Defining a command where the argument could contain percent signs [duplicate]

This minimal example won't compile: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{url} \newcommand{\mycommand}[1]{#1} \begin{document} \mycommand{\url{http://www.example.org/index.php?a=Hello%20World.}} ...
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Stretched character spacing with url citation

When printing a citation with a long URL lacking good break points, in a wide text block, the character spacing gets stretched out. \documentclass{article} ...
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Automatic line breaks in path{} command?

i use the \path{} command to print out a path to a directory in my *.tex File. I searched a lot around the internet to solve the problem to automatically linebreak the path-url. I found some hints ...
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Make cross references and table of contents linked, clickable objects [duplicate]

I'd like to ensure my PDF is easy to navigate so is there a way to have the TOC allowed to be clicked to get to various chapters and sections, similarly with the cross references to allow jumping ...
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how to let the long web-link automatically break line?

I use the \tt in the latex, however, it can not break line automatically. Then, I add \\ in the link, e.g. \tt{http://tex.stackexchange.com/ \\\\ questions/ask}. Then, in the generated pdf file, it ...
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\cventry with \url with %

I'm using an \url command within \cventry. Unfortunately, my url contains a %. This sign seems to cause this error: Paragraph ended before \\cventry was complete. [] What can I do about it? Here ...
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URL of web page in bibliography not output

First time trying to write my thesis in Lyx which has been great up until this point, and getting rather close to submission time I have noticed that webpage references are not outputting with the URL ...
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Percent sign in URL without hyperref

Suppose you want to create a URL that has embedded % signs. One option is to just use \%, but you don't get the benefit of nice line breaks. Another option is to use the hyperref package and its ...
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Can not compile my latex file with \urldef

I have the following line in my latex file: \documentclass[runningheads,a4paper]{llncs} \usepackage{amssymb} \setcounter{tocdepth}{3} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{url} ...
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How to type French accent in URL in Latex

I want to add this URL: https://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Projet:%C3%89valuation to my Latex I tried \usepackage[french]{babel} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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Combine multi-line cell and \url [duplicate]

I have a bigger table in my document, including several urls. I made them active with the \url{...}-command, and now I wanted to make them multi-line-cells by using the \specialcell{..\\..}-command, ...
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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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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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Clickable URLs: no click possible after the line break

I use \url to make an URL clickable. When the line breaks, the part of the URL after the line break is not clickable. Why, and how to fix it? Demo: \documentclass[11pt,letterpaper]{article} ...
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Inserting URLs without the hyperlink

I know already that \usepackage{url} and then using the \url{} command will allow me to insert URLs without the hyperlink, but, I do not even use this package and used the \url{} command and it gives ...
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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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Long references not breaking across lines [duplicate]

In the reference section of my paper, some of the references are very long and therefore look rather out of place. Is there a way to fix this?
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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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How to typeset a backslash and get line breaks in URLs?

I have a lot of Windows file/folder paths and register paths in my document. And I'm having 2 problems: The \ is seen as and escape character which obviously doesn't compile. \\ Starts a new line ...
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Apacite: Supress URL % DOI except for Web Pages

I am using apacite with natbib and have all my literature in Mendeley. I just found how to supress the URL in the bibliography when DOI is present (Linebreak in url). However, I`d like to supress ...
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Show tilde in footnote, with correct text formatting [duplicate]

I need to show a unix url in a footnote of my article document. Some of the posts such as How to show ~(tilde) in footnote? have been very helpful, but I still have some questions. I am using URL ...
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\DeclareUrlCommand with optional second argument

Creating a hyperlinked DOI is possible: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{hyperref} \DeclareUrlCommand\adoi{\def\UrlLeft##1\UrlRight{\href{http://dx.doi.org/##1}{DOI:##1}}}% \begin{document} ...
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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: ...
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Package breakurl Warning: You are using breakurl while processing via pdflatex

I am trying to use breakurl package to break long url, so it wraps around, since it is messing the alignment of my table. The problem is that I keep getting the message Package breakurl Warning: You ...
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List of figures with reference URL

I want to have a List of Figures, which also contains a reference URL (or the article which I refer to \cite{}) for each figure entry. (and if possible the URL should appear in the next line with a ...
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unwanted pagebreak in footnote

I'm trying to reference a long URL in a footnote. I'm usig hyperref-package (which loads automatically the url-package). \usepackage[unicode=true, ...
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How to cite a URL in Latex if I do not write explicitly the URL?

I want to cite a URL with name IIT Kharagpur but when I click on the hyperlink it should open the link www.iitkgp.ac.in in my browser.
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How to include the symbol $ within a url? [duplicate]

I need to write a url including a character which seems a command , $ the entire command is : \item URL - this is set as "\nolinkurl{http://localhost:9200/\$*/pcap/}"; but this produce: URL ...
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Correct hyphenation of “http://” in bibliography

I encounter a problem with an online source in my bibliography and can't find a solution. Whereas all other sources and URLs show "perfect" hyphenation, the first line of the entry of one specific ...
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How do I include this URL?

I need to include the following URL in my text: http://people.mech.kuleuven.be/~bruyninc/tmp/HermanBruyninckx-robotics.pdf It's a two-column document to it must break into two lines and also the ...
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URL hyphenation

I need to hyphenate an URL —I'm the using \url{ } command)—. I've found that one solution is to add the hyphen option to the url package. I've added it but the compilation doesn't work. I get the ...
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How to reduce a gap between words in a title of bibliography and a dot over the bibliography numbering

I am writing a scientific paper using IEEE journal LaTeX template \documentclass{IEEEtran} \usepackage{comment} \usepackage{color} \usepackage{float} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{ulem} ...
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API JSON in Latex

I want to know if it's possible to get data from a website using api json in a document .tex I want to do this without luatex because the idea is compile online with the sharelatex website, that ...
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URL in Todonotes do not work if # is included

I'm searching for a way to have a URL with a # in a todonote. I tried to add caption{} to the todonote, ànd that works for basic URLs (just as these urls work without the caption{}). It does not work ...
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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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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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Bibtex entry without author starts with : when using lncs bibliography style

I have a reference without an author: @misc{abcd, title = {{The abcd Project}}, howpublished = "\url{http://abcd.org/}", note = "[Online; accessed 21-January-2015]" } In lncs format, the ...
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urls: split long ones, escape underscores, prefix http when necessary

I need the following behavior for web links from my pdf. I've spend a fair amount of time trying to make the changes play nicely together, with no success urls that don't start with www should ...
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Mendeley problem displaying URL visiting date with Biblatex

I'm using Mendeley to create a .bib file for my LaTeX file (I'm using BibLaTeX). In Mendeley I define the field "Date Accessed" for a Web Page as, for example, 18 Sep 2015, so it automatically becomes ...
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Omit data from the bib file in citation, but show it in the bibliography [duplicate]

I’d like to cite a website including its name, maintainer and URL, but not the access date, in a footnote. Using the \fullcite command, the whole entry appears in the footnote as well as in the ...
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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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Why typesetting file path not working?

I know this How to typeset a file path? I think that the PATH command works like making possible to use shorter PATH in URLs. I have documents in my filesystem which I often include in my notes. I ...
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LatexDiff: Missing \endcsname inserted [closed]

I have just created a diff file using LatexDiff but the newly created file seems to have issues with the url package, may be. I am getting following error. ! Missing \endcsname inserted. <to be ...
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Hyperref: Danish ø in `\url` or `\href` doesn't work (appears as \T1\)

Refer to this question and answer. When I compile the file below (encoded in utf-8) with pdflatex, only the middle option produces a working link as opposed to all three in the linked question. In ...
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How to turn on url boxes for links in latex?

I have several links in some document. However, I would like to highlight with boxes this links in order to do not pass unoticed. Any idea of how to do this?.
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How can I turn off URL links within the table of contents?

I'm using the hyperref package to write an unusual document. It has clickable URL links in the section titles. Unfortunately, when clicking on the section title in the table of contents, one is not ...
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Remove “URL:” from bibliography, but not the actual url

I want to include URLs in the bibliography, but I don't want the text URL: to be in the bibliography. I understand I can use note = {\url{...}} but is there a way to achieve this without modifying ...