Bug#627463: texlive-latex-base: link to PDF is not made properly
On Sat, May 21, 2011 at 09:12:30PM +0200, Frank Küster wrote:
> Osamu Aoki <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > I made minimum LaTeX code and its pdf. File names ending with pdf or
> > just filename without extension causes broken link in blue.
> Hm, any idea what is "broken" with them? Is there something in the
> hyperref documentation that might explain why they have a different
"texdoc hyperref" did not help me.
If I knew better, I did not file bug report.
> The strange thing is: In acroread, they work. The first one gives the
> developers' reference, the next blue ones give "file not found errors".
> The red ones instead give a "Security warning" dialog box: The document
> is trying to connect to file:///x.pd. If you trust the site, choose
> Allow. If you do not trust the site, choose Block. After choosing
> Allow, the file not found error is in firefox, not acroread.
Here all blue ones are dead and red ones works as long as you put files
file:///x.pd means you need file as /x.pd . Did you put there?
Hmmm... I get similar "Security warning" dialog box every time I download
PDF from web usng google chrome here.
> So these links have something about them that makes them non-functional
> and blue in free viewers, but they work in acroread...
Maybe security concern.... (I am not on windows now. I will check it
> By the way, why are there three '/' in a row? Wouldn't two be
> sufficient? (in acroread, they are...)
Syntax is: file://host/path
The last '/' n file:///path is root directory and there is no host.