[pdftex] Re: \pdfdest (was xpdf markers)
john at wexfordpress.com
Wed Dec 17 14:41:15 CET 2003
On Tuesday 16 December 2003 02:40 pm, John Culleton wrote:
> Xpdf viewer will start up at a specific page if you
> open it with
> xpdf foo.pdf 101
> ...for page 101.
> According to the man page it will also open at specific marker
> in the pdf file. OK, using pdftex, how do I insert that marker
> into the pdf output at a particular place?
The creators fo xpdf have suggested the \pdfdest command. The
writeup of this command is a bit terse in the "Pdftex Manual."
So I will experiment with it for a while.
Has anyone used the \pdfdest command? Does it work by itself or
must one have related commands embedded in the text?
To recap, what I want to have are markers or reference points in
the pdf file so that the xpdf commmand
xpdf foo.tex +xyz
will open at marker xyz. This will be very helpful when authorng
or editing a document and approach a WYSIWYG capability.
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