I have references (journal articles, conferences...) but I have added some web pages, sites etc. Once I do that like in this link (and here I would like to thank who have helped me to do so correctly) I get something a bit strange that I did not have before. Each one of my references (even those which are not web pages) appear in squares. I am worried about that because I don't know ehether I get that on paper when I print my thesis document! Do they appear in impression? How to delete these green squares on my text and the blue on my page web references?? here is the problem


For the next time, please provide a working minimal example.

However, those boxes come from the hyperref package. Loading it as


should solve your problem.

And for the record: Those which are no hyperlinks are document-internal links, in this case from your citations to your reference list. That's why they have different colours.

  • the box has deseappear thank you but references have green color within my text :( and the web page on the references part has rose color how to make them black it is a thesis am not permitted to put colors and thank you :) – mirette Jul 18 '17 at 10:09
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    Don't load hyperref. – Johannes_B Jul 18 '17 at 10:13
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    You can just change the color of all kinds of links hyperref creates. In your case \usepackage[colorlinks=true, urlcolor=black, linkcolor=black]{hyperref} should do the trick. For more information, the hyperref documentation is always there to help you out. – Manuel Weinkauf Jul 18 '17 at 10:13
  • Or yes, follow Johannes_B suggestion, which will also work. But note that in this case you will loose most interactivity in your document. – Manuel Weinkauf Jul 18 '17 at 10:15
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    @mirette By the way, the boxes are just visible on screen, they won't be printed. – Johannes_B Jul 18 '17 at 10:44

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