[scribus] How to insert Hyperlinks? "Insert PDF fields"?

Gregory Pittman gpittman at iglou.com
Wed Dec 4 14:22:51 UTC 2013

On 12/04/2013 08:56 AM, Jack Fromm wrote:
> On 12/03/2013 04:18 PM, Bob Furber wrote:
>> With Method A
>> (http://wiki.scribus.net/canvas/Adding_Hyperlinks_to_your_Scribus_PDF_document)
>> it is easy to insert the link directly in the PDF document. However,
>> it is an invisible link. That is, it does not look like a link and its
>> appearance does not change upon or after clicking it.
>> So, I tried Method B. But I got stumped right away at: Click the "OK"
>> button for "Insert PDF fields". I looked and looked, but I could not
>> find the "Insert PDF fields".
>> Can anyone point me in the right direction?
> Bob, I had trouble finding it too.  In Scribus 1.4.3, if you have the
> *PDF Tools* toolbar enabled (under *Windows* on the main Scribus menu),
> you will have the buttons they talk about in Method B.  Screenshot here:
> http://imagebin.org/280496
> However, as you can see, the hover tooltip doesn't say "Insert PDF
> fields", it says "Push Button" instead.  But the rest of the
> instructions seem to match what you get when you click that option.
> I've never actually used Method B, so I can't vouch for it.  I use
> Method A.  It's not ideal.  You have to change the appearance of the
> underlying text in a separate operation to make it look like a link, but
> it does work.

I tried Method B and couldn't get it to work, but I am not knowledgeable
about JavaScript. I looked at the history of the page, and while I did
some edits, it was only for appearance and grammar. Maciel Hanski is our
JavaScript guru, so to speak, and he had some input into this page.


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