[poppler] hyperlinks not clickable

jose.aliste at gmail.com jose.aliste at gmail.com
Thu Feb 23 18:33:04 UTC 2017

Hi Petr,

Please submit a bug in GNOME's bugzilla product:evince. Although I think
it's very unlikely to be implemented.... (not enough devs working on evince

Kind regards


On Thu, Feb 23, 2017 at 1:57 PM, Petr Vanek <petr at linuks.cz> wrote:

> Thank you Alexander.
> I do not have access to create this as a "real Annotation" as it is in a
> context of 3D modeling software. I did this probably about ten years ago
> and actoread simply worked ever since day one. When observing more and more
> people moving to Linux within business office deployment and with the
> constant explaining why they need acroread i realized that it would be nice
> not to depend on Adobe abandon-ware (linux client receives no more
> updates), so this pushed me to file a report.
> Any chance to do auto-link in poppler? What would be the harm? Is it
> against the specs? Would it be computationally expensive?
> On Thu, Feb 23, 2017 at 3:45 PM, Alexander Grahn <A.Grahn at hzdr.de> wrote:
>> 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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