[XeTeX] hyperref with XeTeX

Jonathan Kew jonathan_kew at sil.org
Fri Aug 4 14:03:34 CEST 2006

On 3 Aug 2006, at 2:02 pm, Jon Breitenbucher wrote:

> On Aug 3, 2006, at 8:52 AM, Jonathan Kew wrote:
>> On Wed, 2 Aug 2006 22:36:41 -0400
>>  Jon Breitenbucher <kahless at mac.com> wrote:
>>> All,
>>> I just tried hyperref with dvipdfm option and others but the
>>> resulting pdf does not have active links in Preview. It does have
>>> active links in Acrobat. Should I be doing something differently?
>> No, it's not your fault -- this is due to a limitation of Webkit.
>> It doesn't handle all PDF link/destination types. The fact that
>> they work in Acrobat is your confirmation that you're doing things
>> right.
>> It's possible that using the xdvipdfmx driver instead of xdv2pdf
>> would write the links in a different form and thereby work around
>> the issue, but I'm not sure this works in every case.
>> JK
> How would I tell it to use xdvipdfmx instead of xdv2pdf? Is it an
> option for hyperref?

No, in both cases the appropriate hyperref driver option would be  
[dvipdfm], IIRC. (Though you may not need to specify it explicitly.)  
You'd run xetex with the command-line option

    -output-driver="xdvipdfmx -q -E"

(Well, the -q and -E are optional, but I'd use them.)


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