[OS X TeX] hyperref & beamer

Victor Ivrii vivrii at gmail.com
Mon Sep 22 18:48:35 EDT 2008

```On Mon, Sep 22, 2008 at 6:17 PM, Dr. Clea F. Rees <cfrees at imapmail.org> wrote:
> There is apparently an issue with the combination of beamer and
> hyperref in TL 2008 (at least with updates - don't know if either
> package is affected).

This is just warning and it is present for a few years. I think that
these questions have much more chances to be answered in

latex-beamer-users at lists.sourceforge.net

texhax at tug.org

(neither Till Tantau nor Heiko Oberdiek are Mac people)

Victor

>
> Processing a presentation file, I see this in the console output:
> ...
> Package hyperref Warning: Option `pdfpagelabels' is turned
> off(hyperref)                because \thepage is undefined.
>
> Hyperref stopped early
> )
> *hyperref using driver hpdftex*
> (/usr/local/texlive/2008/texmf-dist/tex/latex/hyperref/hpdftex.def)
> ...
>
> Googling suggests this is an incompatibility between beamer and more
>
> A bug report I found (reported to debian for some reason) suggested the
> following work around:
>
> \pagenumbering{arabic}
> \documentclass...
>        \mode<presentation>
>        {
>              \setbeamertemplate{sidebar
>        }
>
> Then I see this:
> ...
> Hyperref stopped early
> )
> *hyperref using driver hpdftex*
> (
> /usr/local/texlive/2008/texmf-dist/tex/latex/hyperref/hpdftex.def)
> ...
>
> Questions:
> - what implications does the original error have?
> - what implications does the fix have? will there be remaining issues?
>  will there be side-effects?
>
> This is the first beamer presentation I've typeset with TL 2008 and I'm
> not sure what to check for. Usually, this wouldn't matter too much but
> this is to be presented at a job interview so I'm worried about the
> possibility of unexpected surprises.
>
> It is not straightforward for me to revert to TL 2007 because I've
> changed various things in texmf-local and my personal texmf directory.
> Although these are theoretically reversible, I'd much rather not have
> to if I can help it. I'm hoping someone has used this beamer/hyperref
> combination (with or without the work around) and can let me know if
> any problems came up.
>
> Mac OS X 10.4.11 PPC
>
> I usually present using Acrobat Pro. I'm using version 7.1.0.
>
> The presentation is fairly customised (in template terms) but pretty
> straightforward, I think. I don't need any external links to work -
> only those internal to the presentation itself. It is basically
> graphics and text - no multimedia files, for example. I'm hoping
> whatever is getting switched off in hyperref won't affect this or won't
> affect this with the work around (which I don't really understand), at
> least.
>
> Thanks,
> cfr
>
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