"a href" links not clickable in doPDF

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Postby David12846 » Sun Jan 08, 2012 11:21 pm

Greetings - I printed a page, but the links are not clickable.

I understand the links must begin with http: //domain.com in order for them to be clickable. I also understand the links must be "visible". When I hover over the link on the webpage, the link is in the http: //domain.com format. That is what the directions mean by "visible"?

I used the "Print" icon on the web page (embedded on the page as a javascript command), and I also used "File>>Print" in my browser. Both printed in dopdf but neither document had clickable links.

Part of the source code for the original page is:

[Less than symbol]a href="http://www.bhg.com/kitchen/cabinets/makeovers/metal-inserts/" class="null" onclick=""[Greater than symbol]See how to make these sheet metal inserts.[Less than symbol]/a[Greater than symbol]

The original URL was:


Thanks -

Claudiu (Softland)
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Postby Claudiu (Softland) » Mon Jan 09, 2012 12:57 pm


The link you mentioned as an example is a hidden link and cannot be converted using doPDF unfortunately.

This is an article with details about the active PDF link feature: http://www.novapdf.com/kb/create-active-pdf-links-using-novapdf-professional-68.html which also applies to doPDF.

Thank you.

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Postby David12846 » Fri Jan 13, 2012 9:25 am

Thanks. I guess when links are hidden, I'll have to copy and paste into OpenOffice and print using their pdf option.

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