* "Edward N. Lewis": RE: Bug: File Links [6.33x]
@ 2011-09-23 16:46 Nick Dokos
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From: Nick Dokos @ 2011-09-23 16:46 UTC (permalink / raw)
To: emacs-orgmode; +Cc: nicholas.dokos
[posted at Edward's request]
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Date: Thu, 22 Sep 2011 22:36:29 -0400
From: "Edward N. Lewis" <email@example.com>
Subject: RE: [O] Bug: File Links [6.33x]
Please disregard my earlier e-mail earlier this evening.
I found a solution for the display issue.
change the line in
/etc/mailcap that reads 'application/pdf; /usr/bin/xdg-open %s'
to read 'application/pdf; /usr/bin/evince %s'
Please post this thread in the event that it helps someone else.
Needless to say, I use GNU/Linux (Fedora 15)
Thanks so much for your help.
Edward N. Lewis, PE
PO Box 611
Worthington, MA 01098-0611
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Sent: Thursday, September 22, 2011 6:07 PM
To: Edward N. Lewis
Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com
Subject: Re: [O] Bug: File Links [6.33x]
Edward N. Lewis <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Links to external pdf files do not work in org-mode. Links do not
> export properly into PDF files. Links to web addresses and other file
> types such as text files work fine, however.
> To reproduce: create a link in your org file in any form, e.g.
> [[file:/full_path/whatever.pdf][Label for file]], file:whatever.pdf.
> 1) The link will not work from within org-mode.
> 2) The link will not be properly formatted when viewed in a PDF viewer
> such as Adobe Acrobat Professional. To make the link work, the link's
> properties have to be manually edited from within Adobe Acrobat/
> Emacs : GNU Emacs 23.2.1 (i386-redhat-linux-gnu, GTK+ Version 2.24.4)
> of 2011-05-23 on x86-05.phx2.fedoraproject.org
> Package: Org-mode version 6.33x
I cannot reproduce this with Org-mode version 7.7 (release_7.7.311.g0c099),
so I'd suspect your 6.33 (which is quite old, but unfortunately still ships
with older versions of emacs). If you are at all serious about using
org-mode, you probably need to install the 7.7 release (or if you are
willing to live on the edge, clone the git repository and enjoy all the
up-to-date features - and some breakages, but ime, breakages get fixed
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