[pdftex] reference to current page object

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Mon Aug 2 16:24:45 CEST 2004

Alexander Grahn wrote:

>Recently I wrote a multimedia inclusion package that works with
>latex/dvips/ps2pdf. Now I'm trying to make it pdftex aware. For this to
>accomplish I need to know:
>1.) How to reference the current page object.
>With pdfmarks this can easily be done using {ThisPage}. Is there some
>way to do this with pdftex, like
>    \the\pdfpage\space 0 R ?
>2.) How to reference an object which has not yet been defined.
>For some reason, the screen annotation containing the media clip has
>an entry (/A) where a reference to itself is required. How to do that?
here i filter that number from the pdf file; the next (stable) release of pdftex will provide


so that you can say: 

\pdfpageref<pagenumber> 0 R 


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