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From: David Maus <dmaus@ictsoc.de>
To: nicholas.dokos@hp.com
Cc: "Edward N. Lewis" <ed.lewis1@verizon.net>, emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: Bug: File Links [6.33x]
Date: Fri, 23 Sep 2011 07:30:34 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <87r5376d1h.wl%dmaus@ictsoc.de> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <32248.1316729245@alphaville.dokosmarshall.org>

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At Thu, 22 Sep 2011 18:07:25 -0400,
Nick Dokos wrote:
>
> Edward N. Lewis <ed.lewis1@verizon.net> 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]],
> > [[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 quickly).

I cannot reproduce it with

GNU Emacs 23.2.1 (i486-pc-linux-gnu, GTK+ Version 2.20.0) of 2010-12-11 on raven, modified by Debian

Org-mode version 6.33f (release_6.33f)

neither. The minimal Emacs initfile used:

,----
| (add-to-list 'load-path "~/projects/org-mode/org-mode/lisp")
| (add-to-list 'load-path "~/projects/org-mode/org-mode/contrib/lisp")
| (add-to-list 'load-path "~/projects/org-mode/org-mode/testing/")
| (require 'org-install)
| (require 'org)
`----

If I use C-c C-o on the links Org starts my PDF viewer (xpdf 3.02), if
I export the document with the link to PDF and open the result with
xpdf the exported link works, too.

What exactly happens if you try to open the link and which properties
do you have to modify to make the exported link working?

Best,
  -- David
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      reply	other threads:[~2011-09-23  5:30 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 3+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2011-09-22 13:27 Edward N. Lewis
2011-09-22 22:07 ` Nick Dokos
2011-09-23  5:30   ` David Maus [this message]

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