[pdftex] hyperref and cite
Aiko.Huckauf at epost.de
Fri Jan 12 21:57:23 CET 2001
>> The question was raised this morning about getting numerical references
>> sorted. There is a package that does this already: citesort.sty,
>> written by Donald Arseneau in 1989:
>> It is on the TeXlive-5d CD in
RF> unfortunately, it's unlikely to work with hyperref, given that
RF> cite.sty (which long ago superseded it) doesn't work with hyperref.
RF> citesort is _so _ old, and _so_ inferior to cite.sty, that i moved it
RF> some time ago to the `obsolete' area of ctan (as you see above).
RF> i guess the recommendation remains to use natbib sort&compress option.
Indeed, citesort is very old, that's why I used cite instead.
Unfortunately, however, cite doesn't work together with hyperref (at
least with respect to sorting and compressing the numerical
In the meantime I found a solution using natbib instead of cite.
Natbib knows the option "sort&compress", and with a small additional
workaround, the combination natbib/hyperref produced exactly what I
wanted to have.
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