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From: Jean Louis <>
To: Georges Ko <>
Subject: Re: Link to open PDF at a specific page
Date: Sat, 14 Nov 2020 14:34:53 +0300
Message-ID: <X6/> (raw)
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* Georges Ko <> [2020-11-14 11:48]:
> If I export the file as HTML, it is output as:
>   <a href="file:///c:/a/b/c/file.pdf#MissingReference">...</a>
> so I modified org-html-link from:
>   (concat raw-path
> 	  "#"
> 	  (org-publish-resolve-external-link option path t))
> to
>   (concat raw-path
> 	  "#"
> 	  (let ((r (org-publish-resolve-external-link option path t)))
> 	    (or (and (string= r "MissingReference")
> 		     (string-match "\\.pdf\\'" path)
> 		     (string-match "[0-9]+" option)
> 		     (format "page=%s" option))
> 		r)))
> which generates the wanted HTML link:
>   <a href="file:///c:/a/b/c/file.pdf#page=4">...</a>
> Is there any way less quick & dirty to achieve this?

General function in plan Org program files shall not be modified in
the main development branch to serve a specific PDF reader on specific
OS system as that is hard coding and there are many PDF readers which
all behave in different manner.

Instead it is better if you make your custom link for Org that does
what you want.

It looks as being possible to be customized by using

Is it?

      reply	other threads:[~2020-11-16 10:43 UTC|newest]

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2020-11-14  8:46 Georges Ko
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