[NTG-context] goto reference

John Grasty johnpgrasty at gmail.com
Thu Apr 19 09:57:43 CEST 2018


Hello all,

Adobe seems to indicate (at least with Adobe Reader/Acrobat) that this isn't possible:

"If you use URLs containing local hard drive addresses (c:\folder\), you cannot link to page numbers or set destinations."

[https://helpx.adobe.com/acrobat/kb/link-html-pdf-page-acrobat.html]

Sorry to not be of more help,
John Grasty

> On 19 Apr 2018, at 09:37, Hans van der Meer <havdmeer at ziggo.nl> wrote:
> 
> The goto to the internet as given by Wolfgang works here too, but other configurations do not. Please ascertain my observations from the test given below. You should replace the absolute path by your own, of course. Three cases are programmed:
> (1) Wolfgang’s
> (2) full path ftp:// access opens file but at last page opened
> (3) local path does not open and brings up an Alert
> Run from TeXShop and also directly in Preview and Adobe Reader with the same results.
> 
> Thanks in advance.
> 
> dr. Hans van der Meer
> 
> 
> \starttext
> \currentdate-\currenttime\quad\ConTeXt-version=\contextversion\blank
> Testing directly from \ConTeXt:\blank
> \setupinteraction[state=start,color=blue,style=italic]
> \goto{Beginners manual called with http:// opens in browser as expected}[url(http://pragma-ade.com/general/manuals/mp-cb-en.pdf\letterhash page=50)]\blank
> file test.pdf sits in the current directory.\blank
> \goto{click test.pdf page10 with ftp:///Users/... (full path given) opens at last page opened not at page 10 in Apple's Preview}[url(file:///Users/hansm/TeX/Test-tex/gotopdf/test.pdf\letterhash page=10)]{\quad\bf Put your own path here!}\blank
> \goto{click test.pdf page10 with ftp://test.pdf (local path)) does not open}[url(file://test.pdf\letterhash page=10)]\blank
> \stoptext
> 
> 
>> On 19 Apr 2018, at 02:07, Otared Kavian <otared at gmail.com> wrote:
>> 
>> Hi,
>> 
>> On my Mac, running MacOS High Sierra 10.13.5 Beta, the example given by Wolfgang works fine: clicking on the link created by ConTeXt, from within TeXShop, Safari opens that document on the desired page, that is the physical page 58.
>> 
>> Best regards: OK
>> 
>>> On 18 Apr 2018, at 23:04, Hans van der Meer <havdmeer at ziggo.nl> wrote:
>>> 
>>> Thanks. But this seems not to work on my Macintosh. Not in Preview, not in Adobe Reader. 
>>> Typesetting resulted in valid-url.pdf#page=55 but the document opens at the last page remebered by the application. Are there other Macintosh users who can confirm this is not working on those machines or should I do something else?
>>> 
>>> dr. Hans van der Meer
>>> 
>>> 
>>>> On 18 Apr 2018, at 21:58, Wolfgang Schuster <schuster.wolfgang at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> 
>>>> For documents on the web you can add #page=<NUMBER> to the url.
>>>> 
>>>> \setupinteraction[state=start]
>>>> 
>>>> \starttext
>>>> \goto{Beginners manual}[url(http://pragma-ade.com/general/manuals/mp-cb-en.pdf\letterhash page=58)]
>>>> \stoptext
>>>> 
>>>> Wolfgang
>>>>> Hans van der Meer 18. April 2018 um 21:12
>>>>> I have the following question about referencing.
>>>>> 
>>>>> With \goto{typeset_the_text}[url(file://a_file_location_to_goto.pdf)] I can open a pdf from inside the document that has been typeset. It would, however, be nice if I could further specify on which page of the pdf to open. Is this possible? Or is this a wish not to be fulfilled?
>>>>> 
>>>>> dr. Hans van der Meer
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
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