[pdftex] How to produce outlines?

Rodolfo Medina rodolfo.medina at gmail.com
Wed Mar 4 12:58:46 CET 2009

Rodolfo Medina wrote:

>> I'm new with pdftex and am wondering how to produce outlines in a left
>> window of xpdf screen.
>> In the pdftex manual I found the \pdfoutline command, but don't know how to
>> use it.
>> Please, an example of how to produce outlines with the \pdfoutline command?

James Haefner <James.Haefner at usu.edu> writes:

> If you want a table of contents of your own design in a separate region of a
> screen, try either the pdfscreen package or the beamer package.  These are
> all latex packages and will not work with straight tex, AFAIK.

If I type:

\pdfoutline user {3} {hallo}

, I get a separate region on the left of the screen with `hallo' in it.  Isn't
it possible to produce this way a table of contents, and how?  Are those
packages necessaries?


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