[poppler] hyperlinks not clickable

Alexander Grahn A.Grahn at hzdr.de
Thu Feb 23 14:45:23 UTC 2017

On Thu, Feb 23, 2017 at 02:56:32PM +0100, Petr Vanek wrote:
>For whatever reason, Evince doesn't make links clickable in my own created
>documents, see example here: http://www.penguin.cz/~vanous/out.pdf - the
>numbers in circles have hyperlinks underneath (you can actually select them
>as a text with a mouse). The links are small and several  of them, to fill
>the circle. This was created many moons ago by writing an extension to some
>3D modeling software and works perfectly in Acroread. Any idea why poppler
>ignores these links?

These are not real links (PDF Annotations with subtype /Link) but
ordinary text in the content stream of the page.

Acroread has a built-in "auto-link" feature that creates links from text that
looks like an URL.

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