[pdftex] Preserving hyperlinks and annotations in included pdf files?
martin at oneiros.de
Thu Oct 29 16:25:19 CET 2009
2009/10/29 Reinhold Kainhofer <reinhold at kainhofer.com>:
> So, will hyperlinks from included PDFs ever be implemented? And what's the
> current status?
It will not happen in pdftex, since pdftex is frozen.
It's unlikely that it will happen in luaTeX soon, since AFAIK the
concept of hyperlinks/annotations in PDF is broken, making including
- bookmarks & annotations are independent of the content stream and
the page objects; they are in fact another layer on top of the
This means that when including them they must be collected and
- the names of bookmarks & annotations pose a separate problem, since
they must be merged, while checking collisons
Is there any software out that there that can include pages of PDFs
and handles bookmarks/annotations/...?
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