[pdftex] hyperref URL link and AR7

James W. Haefner James.Haefner at usu.edu
Thu Nov 17 23:22:49 CET 2005

On Thu, 2005-11-17 at 10:54 +0100, Martin Schröder wrote:
> On 2005-11-17 10:20:00 +1000, James W. Haefner wrote:
> > \newcommand{\cdurl}{\href{http://www.myurl.net/index.html}
> [...]
> > In my Linux (Ubuntu), the link works correctly in xpdf ver. 3.0 (brings
> > up Konquerer and displays the website), and in Adobe Reader prior to ver
> > 7.  However, in AR7, I get this message:
> > 
> > "The plug-in required by this 'URI' action is not available. Information
> > about the  missing plug-in may be available on Adobe's website."
> > 
> > I could find nothing on the website, and a plug-in for the reader is not
> > a good solution for me since it requires individuals to (apparently)
> > install another piece of software.   What am I (now) doing wrong in my
> > pdflatex code?  Can others duplicate this behavior on some form of
> > linux?
> Have you configured the correct browser in AR7?

Thank you for the response.  You and James Quirk are correct:  The
Ubuntu-hoary distribution provided a deficient acroread package.  After
some hunting, I found a tarball with all the appropriate api-s.

Jim Haefner

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