[pdftex] Re: \beginR...\endR and PDF files

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Thu Dec 30 10:35:26 CET 2004

Vladimir Volovich wrote:
> Hi Nelson,
> "NHFB" == Nelson H F Beebe writes:
>  NHFB> Discussion on this list has recently focused on how to handle
>  NHFB> PDF links with mixtures of right-to-left and left-to-right
>  NHFB> text.
>  NHFB> Today, Vladimir Volovich <vvv at vsu.ru> wonders: ``how it is
>  NHFB> treated by PDF viewers?''
> i was rather wondering about treatment of nested links, i.e.
> when there is a link inside a link:
> \pdfstartlink AAA \pdfstartlink BBB \pdfendlink CCC \pdfendlink
> it is probably valid in pdftex (though i didn't test), but i was
> wondering how it will be interpreted by a PDF viewer? if you click on
> "BBB", which link the viewer is supposed to execute? the outer one, or
> the inner one? does it make sense to have such nested links at all?

BBB takes precedence

most of my interactive docs have stacked hyperlinks and without it interactive 
pdf would be as good as useless


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