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## hyperref

 I have tried to insert hyperreferences into a \documentclass{article} latex document, with the preamble line  \usepackage[colorlinks, backref]{hyperref} which had worked on several previous \documentclass{book} documents. The result is that my back references, and the table of contents, show up in red, but there seems to be no link (that is, clicking on any of this red text in the pdf fails to take me to the referenced part of the document. What could I have overlooked?  I doubt that hyperref works only in the book document class.    Zbigniew Nitecki Department of Mathematics Tufts University Medford, MA 02155 telephones: Office    (617)627-3843 Dept.    (617)627-3234 Dept. fax    (617)627-3966 http://www.tufts.edu/~znitecki/ ----------- Please Consult the Following Before Posting ----------- TeX FAQ: http://www.tex.ac.uk/faqList Reminders and Etiquette: https://sites.esm.psu.edu/~gray/tex/List Archives: http://dir.gmane.org/gmane.comp.tex.macosx                https://email.esm.psu.edu/pipermail/macosx-tex/TeX on Mac OS X Website: http://mactex-wiki.tug.org/List Info: https://email.esm.psu.edu/mailman/listinfo/macosx-tex
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## Re: hyperref

 > On May 31, 2020, at 2:19 PM, Nitecki, Zbigniew H. <[hidden email]> wrote: > > I have tried to insert hyperreferences into a \documentclass{article} latex document, with the preamble line > \usepackage[colorlinks, backref]{hyperref} > which had worked on several previous \documentclass{book} documents. > > The result is that my back references, and the table of contents, show up in red, but there seems to be no link (that is, clicking on any of this red text in the pdf > fails to take me to the referenced part of the document. > > What could I have overlooked?  I doubt that hyperref works only in the book document class. >   > > Zbigniew Nitecki Howdy, No problem here using hyperref and toc with the article class. Could you supply a small example where this happens? Good Luck, Herb Schulz (herbs at wideopenwest dot com) ----------- Please Consult the Following Before Posting ----------- TeX FAQ: http://www.tex.ac.uk/faqList Reminders and Etiquette: https://sites.esm.psu.edu/~gray/tex/List Archives: http://dir.gmane.org/gmane.comp.tex.macosx                https://email.esm.psu.edu/pipermail/macosx-tex/TeX on Mac OS X Website: http://mactex-wiki.tug.org/List Info: https://email.esm.psu.edu/mailman/listinfo/macosx-tex
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## Re: hyperref

 That’s my problem.  I tried a small example, and everything worked fine.  But I have no idea where to look in the structure of my larger document to catch the problem.  I don’t expect anyone else to look atmy whole document (in progress, but so far 18 pages of pdf when pictures are commented out, but also uses a lot of privately defined macros), but I was hoping for some suggestions as to what kind of error to look for. Most of my private macros simply define frequently used sets of symbols or phrases, for consistency.  I have one macro I have that uses the reference utilities (\ref, \pageref, \eqref) to format references;  I checked it in my small example and it seems to present no problems.  Other than that, I don’t know where to look. Zbigniew Nitecki Department of Mathematics Tufts University Medford, MA 02155 telephones: Office    (617)627-3843 Dept.    (617)627-3234 Dept. fax    (617)627-3966 http://www.tufts.edu/~znitecki/ On May 31, 2020, at 16:22, Herbert Schulz <[hidden email]> wrote: On May 31, 2020, at 2:19 PM, Nitecki, Zbigniew H. <[hidden email]> wrote: I have tried to insert hyperreferences into a \documentclass{article} latex document, with the preamble line  \usepackage[colorlinks, backref]{hyperref} which had worked on several previous \documentclass{book} documents. The result is that my back references, and the table of contents, show up in red, but there seems to be no link (that is, clicking on any of this red text in the pdf fails to take me to the referenced part of the document. What could I have overlooked?  I doubt that hyperref works only in the book document class. Zbigniew Nitecki Howdy, No problem here using hyperref and toc with the article class. Could you supply a small example where this happens? Good Luck, Herb Schulz (herbs at wideopenwest dot com) ----------- Please Consult the Following Before Posting ----------- TeX FAQ: http://www.tex.ac.uk/faq List Reminders and Etiquette: https://sites.esm.psu.edu/~gray/tex/ List Archives: http://dir.gmane.org/gmane.comp.tex.macosx TeX on Mac OS X Website: http://mactex-wiki.tug.org/ ----------- Please Consult the Following Before Posting ----------- TeX FAQ: http://www.tex.ac.uk/faqList Reminders and Etiquette: https://sites.esm.psu.edu/~gray/tex/List Archives: http://dir.gmane.org/gmane.comp.tex.macosx                https://email.esm.psu.edu/pipermail/macosx-tex/TeX on Mac OS X Website: http://mactex-wiki.tug.org/List Info: https://email.esm.psu.edu/mailman/listinfo/macosx-tex
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## Re: hyperref

 > On May 31, 2020, at 4:28 PM, Nitecki, Zbigniew H. <[hidden email]> wrote: > > That’s my problem.  I tried a small example, and everything worked fine.  But I have no idea where to look in the structure of my larger document > to catch the problem.  I don’t expect anyone else to look atmy whole document (in progress, but so far 18 pages of pdf when pictures are commented out, but also uses a lot of privately defined macros), but I was hoping for some suggestions as to what kind of error to look for. > Most of my private macros simply define frequently used sets of symbols or phrases, for consistency. > I have one macro I have that uses the reference utilities (\ref, \pageref, \eqref) to format references;  I checked it in my small example and it seems to present no problems.  Other than that, I don’t know where to look. > > Zbigniew Nitecki > Department of Mathematics > Tufts University > Medford, MA 02155 > > telephones: > Office    (617)627-3843 > Dept.    (617)627-3234 > Dept. fax    (617)627-3966 > http://www.tufts.edu/~znitecki/> > > > >> On May 31, 2020, at 16:22, Herbert Schulz <[hidden email]> wrote: >> >>> On May 31, 2020, at 2:19 PM, Nitecki, Zbigniew H. <[hidden email]> wrote: >>> >>> I have tried to insert hyperreferences into a \documentclass{article} latex document, with the preamble line >>> \usepackage[colorlinks, backref]{hyperref} >>> which had worked on several previous \documentclass{book} documents. >>> >>> The result is that my back references, and the table of contents, show up in red, but there seems to be no link (that is, clicking on any of this red text in the pdf >>> fails to take me to the referenced part of the document. >>> >>> What could I have overlooked?  I doubt that hyperref works only in the book document class. >>> >>> >>> Zbigniew Nitecki >> >> Howdy, >> >> No problem here using hyperref and toc with the article class. Could you supply a small example where this happens? >> >> Good Luck, >> >> Herb Schulz >> (herbs at wideopenwest dot com) Howdy, The main problem is that I'm not sure what you mean by jumping around. Does the page jump when adding material and typesetting --- or --- is there a jumping around when syncing between Source and Preview? E.g., when I add a TOC to a document it moves text an future pages and the page can change quite a bit. The same can be true when doing multiple compiles to include certain bibliography styles. Good Luck, Herb Schulz (herbs at wideopenwest dot com) ----------- Please Consult the Following Before Posting ----------- TeX FAQ: http://www.tex.ac.uk/faqList Reminders and Etiquette: https://sites.esm.psu.edu/~gray/tex/List Archives: http://dir.gmane.org/gmane.comp.tex.macosx                https://email.esm.psu.edu/pipermail/macosx-tex/TeX on Mac OS X Website: http://mactex-wiki.tug.org/List Info: https://email.esm.psu.edu/mailman/listinfo/macosx-tex
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