[pdftex] Undocumented hyperref commands

Thierry Bouche thierry.bouche at ujf-grenoble.fr
Wed Jul 21 14:55:47 CEST 2004

Bonjour Jean-Christophe,

Le mercredi 21 juillet 2004 à 08:06:56, vous écriviez :

JC> On Wed, Jul 21, 2004 at 12:09:48AM +0100, Roboco Sanchez wrote:
>> It's mentioned in manual.pdf that it's to be used together with
>> \hypertarget. But as I was asking, \hyperlink's used alone. I'd like
>> to know what else I can put in there. For example, I happened to try:
>> \hyperlink{section.5.2}{where are you taking me to?}
>> and found that it jumped to Section 5.2. But I couldn't find anywhere
>> in the manual that I could put "section.5.2" in that bracket so that I
>> could jump to Section 5.2 of the document by clicking the link.

JC> That is because you use hyperref, and hyperref does automatically add
JC> \hypertarget to various things (including numbered headers). Reading the
JC> code of hyperref is a bit difficult, tough, so I guess you are stuck.
JC> In any case, hyperref is the culprit.

And beware that some options of hyperref would replace section.x.y by
something completely unpredictable.


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