[NTG-pdftex] making links work in rotated text

Heiko Oberdiek oberdiek at uni-freiburg.de
Thu Mar 2 13:32:49 CET 2006

On Thu, Mar 02, 2006 at 12:54:57PM +0100, Pawe?? Jackowski wrote:

> Heiko:
> > The problem is not a transformation of stuff inside a link,
> > but of transformations of stuff that contain the link.
> > Transformations (scaling, rotating) is done by \pdfliteral.
> > pdfTeX doesn't interpret the contents of \pdfliteral, thus it
> > misses the transformations[...]
> Yes, and this is one of pdfTeX liitations. The only workaround is to 
> make links after geometry transformation... That could be not trivial, 
> if one need to have rotated and still linked list of contents or 
> something -)

In my option the time is better invested in fixing pdfTeX
than trying difficult incomplete workarounds at TeX macro level.

Yours sincerely
  Heiko <oberdiek at uni-freiburg.de>

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