[scribus] Clickable URL links in PDF export

Robert Martinez mail at mray.de
Sun Apr 25 21:11:32 CEST 2010

On 04/25/2010 06:14 PM, Jan de Weerd wrote:
> On 04/25/2010 04:54 PM, Gregory Pittman wrote:
>> On 04/25/2010 10:26 AM, Bill Gee wrote:
>>> I am looking for a way to make part of the text in a text box be a
>>> clickable
>>> URL link when exported as PDF.  I found a previous document on this
>>> from April
>>> 2008 at
>>> http://lists.scribus.net/pipermail/scribus/2008-April/028860.html.
>>> However, the solution described here is not suitable for my need.  In
>>> my case
>>> the link is an integral part of the surrounding text.  I don't see a
>>> way to
>>> put a link frame inside a text frame in such a way that the secondary
>>> frame
>>> moves when the surrounding text from the primary frame is changed.
>> This is your only option. Scribus at this time does not have the ability
>> to create linking via text. It's a bit cumbersome, but this method of
>> superimposing a linking frame over the text from which you want to link
>> is the only way I know of to accomplish this. It just shows that you
>> should complete your layout before you apply these frames on top.
> Maybe I misunderstand the question, but when I make a pdf of my work (a
> newsletter) with an email address or a weblink in the text, they both
> are clickable. When I check the "Embed PDF&  EPS files" option in the
> output to file window, even links in imported pdf images are clickable!
but do you make the text ITSELF clickable? i also think you can only add 
links to invisible boxes and drag those over your text.
> I use Scribus 1.3.5 and 1.5.0 on OpenSUSE 11.2_64bit.
> Regards,
> Jan
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