[texhax] HyperTeX tags

Victor Ivrii vivrii at gmail.com
Fri Feb 24 15:15:57 CET 2006

On 2/24/06, Oleg Katsitadze <olegkat at gmail.com> wrote:
> [Please pardon my reordering of citations, I did this to make
> my replies more coherent.]
> On Thu, Feb 23, 2006 at 05:14:48PM -0500, Victor Ivrii wrote:
> > Could you upload this pdf file on some web server and provide an url
> > targetting some anchor or page
> I did
>   http://geolsoft.freeshell.org/to.pdf

Both in the web browser (Safari with Adobe pdf plug-in) and AR 7.07
detect no links in the file. Probably something went wrong. Still: how
your web browser
handles this


.  I've tried with Mozilla 1.7.10,
> Firefox 1.5, Acrobat Reader 7.0 and nppdf.so pdf plugin
> distributed with Acrobat Reader 7.0.

On Mac AR installs its plug-in in Safari only so other browsers use third-party
plug-in which does not honor

> > It is not sufficient to have some feature
> > in pdf specifications and to produce a perfect pdf file, your viewer
> > should be also copliant.
> It's OK with me as long as this is only a problem with my
> viewer/browser/whatever, or even if no viewers
> currently/permanently support this.  The reason I asked was
> because I wanted to implement a hyperTeX hyperlink driver
> for Eplain.  So I need, in the absence of a tool to test
> this, some kind of a standard for the hyperTeX tags, if it
> indeed exists.  Everything I've found on the Web and in
> dvips.pdf on my system is some sort of informal description
> of the tags, and even the "file:"  prefix trick I had to
> pick up from the mailing list archives, not from any
> documentation.  This leads to the next question:
> > (#Page=13 allows to target a phisical page without anchor).
> Are such tags documented somewhere?  I've never seen this
> one mentioned anywhere while reading docs on hyperTeX.  I've
> leafed through PDF 1.3 spec but could not find anything
> there.  Probably I've looked in the wrong places?


There was a discussion "reference to remote document" in pdftex where
Heiko Oberdiek
provided a lot of explanations. And referring to pdftex group I meant him

> > I suspect that even if this is a natural group for this question,
> > pdftex would be
> > even better because the questions like this are discussed there more often.
> Thanks, that's a good idea.  I'll post my questions there,
> too.
> Thanks a lot for your assistance,

Well, I just reflect the light :-)

> Oleg
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Victor Ivrii, Department of Mathematics, University of Toronto

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