I am using a Modified acmtrans document class. It was modified to add a custom journal.

I am having problems using the hyperref package.

My file has the following in the preamble:


When compiling I get the following error:

! Undefined control sequence.
\pdfinfo #1#2->\pdfmark 

Can anyone help?


With acmtrans, use LaTeX instead of pdfLaTeX.


The macro \pdfmark is defined within pdfmark.def which is part of the hyperref package. This will be loaded if you specify the pdfmark option to hyperref (which is an alias for dvips). However it doesn't work with pdfLaTeX: in that case another driver will be forced instead of pdfmark.def. You would get a warning of hyperref:

Package hyperref Warning: Wrong driver `hdvips.def';
(hyperref)                pdfTeX is running in PDF mode.
(hyperref)                Forcing driver `hpdftex.def'.

*hyperref using driver hpdftex*
  • I use latexmk to compile the document. Do you know the full command line, to have it use latex instead of pdflatex? – Tiago Veloso Dec 16 '10 at 16:07
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    latexmk supports several options. Instead of -pdf, you may use -dvi, -ps, -pdfdvi and/or -pdfps. You may find documentation on phys.psu.edu/~collins/software/latexmk-jcc . – Stefan Kottwitz Dec 16 '10 at 16:19

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