[texhax] Making URLs live (fwd)

Michael Barr barr at math.mcgill.ca
Mon Aug 3 15:13:45 CEST 2009

Just for the record, I use the Adobe reader.

On Mon, 3 Aug 2009, Reinhard Kotucha wrote:

> On 2 August 2009 Michael Barr wrote:
> >  I will try pdflatex.
> This is certainly the best thing you can do.  But be aware that not
> all PDF viewers support everything.  If in doubt, use Adobe Reader.
> pdftex produces valid PDF, at least.  This is all it can do.  Many PDF
> viewers only support a subset of the PDF (ISO 32000) standard.
> I say this because Steve tested different viewers.  This shouldn't be
> necessary because if a particular viewer doesn't support hyperlinks,
> for example, then neither pdftex nor dvips can provide a workaround.
> They both just produce valid PDF and that's all they can do.  It's
> suffficient to use Adobe Reader for testing.
> Regards,
>  Reinhard

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