[texhax] hyperlinked text using hyperref package

Nina Mazumdar nina.mazumdar at gmail.com
Mon Aug 18 04:11:50 CEST 2008

Dear all,

Sorry for crosss-posting.  This is an issue which still remains
unresolved in TUGIndia list.

On Sun, Aug 17, 2008 at 2:05 PM, ANIRUDDHA MAJUMDER
<ani_che_buet at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Dear TeXusers,
>  I am new user of TeX system and I use WinEdt 5.5 to edit TeX files. I want
> to write a report with hyperlinked text and graphics. For this I used the
> following preambles,
> \usepackage{graphicx}
> \usepackage{epsfig}
> \usepackage{amssymb}
> \usepackage[dvips,backref,colorlinks=true,citecolor=blue]{hyperref}
> I ran LaTeX on the source file and then dvi2pdf to get the pdf output. The
> problem is, in the pdf file the hyperlink property is nor presereved. I will
> be obliged if you could suggest me the steps  to achieve the hyperlinked pdf
> output .

Hey, you did not tell me that you do use dvipdf to convert dvi into
pdf.  In that case, you will seldom succeed unless you use the correct
backend driver, 'dvipdf' or dvipdfm' or dvipdfmx' as the case may be
instead of 'dvips.

Happy TeXing and best regards


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