# [texhax] hyperref side effect

Tom Schneider toms at ncifcrf.gov
Thu Jun 19 21:19:19 CEST 2008

Mahi:

> >I have gotten hyperref running nicely so my pdf has lovely hyper
> >links, but there is an odd side effect:  my pages are shifted down by
> >some amount and so the page number goes off the bottom.  Yes, I can:
> >
> >\topmargin -0.5in % to shift the whole thing up
> >
> >but I shouldn't have to do it.  Any idea what's the cause and/or how
> >to avoid it?
>
> You can use these commands in your class file to correct the page appearance
> \voffset-1.25pc%%%%%%%% for vertical
> \hoffset.3pc%%%%%%%% for horizontal

Thanks, but the topmargin does the job (though it shifts the display
up on the screen while it corrects the pdf).  I don't want to have to
change my class files and I don't want to do this all the time.  The
question is why it's happening.  It seems to be an unnecessary side
effect.

Tom

Dr. Thomas D. Schneider
National Institutes of Health
National Cancer Institute
Center for Cancer Research Nanobiology Program
Molecular Information Theory Group
Frederick, Maryland  21702-1201
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