If I take a .odt document and have Writer export it as a .pdf, the endnotes are only hyperlinked to the footnote text in one direction: from the text proper to the endnote section. However, the reverse is not true: the endnote itself does not have a "return" hyperlink which should return the reader to the place in the text proper where the footnote was inserted. Now, if one clicks on a footnote in the text, the reader must scroll all the way back through the document to find the place where they left off reading.
In the .odt text the hyperlinked endnote travels in both directions, which makes reading much easier.
I hope that makes sense!
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Please, add small document that demonstrates this problem
(so I can verify if this function already implemented or not)
The status is unchanged. Links only function in one direction in the .pdf.
Sorry, disregard the previous note. I was testing with LibreOffice 3.4.4
I'm unable to test with the beta at the moment. Does anyone else help?
Created attachment 57808 [details]
test case to demonstrate endnote automatic link
in 3.6.0 master in created pdf no link from text to endnote and no link from endnote to text (at lease I not found in Okular)
Me too: Now (LO writer 3.5.0) the endnote anchor isn't linking to the endnote, in the exported PDF.
I can confirm that this behavior exists in 3.5.2. 1. A pdf's endnotes are only hyperlinked one way. This makes reading the document extremely difficult.
Sorry, but "Version" is most early version where problem found, not current version. Changing again to 3.3.2
Links do not work either way; neither from text to endnote nor from endnote to text.
Same for me:
Links do not work either way; neither from text to endnote nor from endnote to text. Version: 22.214.171.124
This appears to be a regression. Happy to pay to have it fixed.
At the very least, endnotes should be correctly linked to from the body text.
This problem still exists in LibreOffice Writer version 126.96.36.199
Because I read my Writer created documents in pdf form, I need for the footnotes or endnotes to link back to the main text anchors.
I am using manually loaded bookmarks and hyperlinks instead of the insert footnote/endnote function to get endnotes that link back to the main text in exported pdfs.
Is there any possibility of this being corrected any time soon?
Still the same bug with version 188.8.131.52 !
In the pdf, there is no link from text to endnote, and no link back from endnote to text.
This is quite a problem, because i use endnote for large documents.
How can we know if and when this bug could be corrected ?
Thanks a lot !
I have just checked in 184.108.40.206 that for pagenote, in the generated pdf, there is a link between main text and pagenote, but there is not the inverse link between note and main text.
Both the links are available in LibreOffice, both for PageNote en EndNote.
The bug is really more important for endnote, specially for a large document.
I have changed the title of the report, as this is a bug and not a new feature.
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I'm using the version of LibreOffice 5.0.5 with Ubuntu 15.04 and still exists this bug when exporting a writer document to PDF.
Thanks a lot
Inherited from OOo and regression too?
I downloaded LO3.3 and used it in Windows 8.1.
In LO3.3 the footnotes and endnotes are linked in both ways in the text.
When exported to PDF, the links work in one way, that is from the text to the footnotes and endnotes.
In Windows 8.1, LO 220.127.116.11, there are no links in the exported PDFs at all working.
I would appreciate it very much if this feature would work.
> "pdf export loses footnote/endnote-link back to anchor"
>> chrk 2008-11-16 21:21:59
> In a pdf-document exported from this Writer-document the hyperlink from anchor
> to endnote is functional, but the endnote character has no link back to the
Both a regression for the most important part (reference to endnote link), and a "enhancement" (endnote back to text body's reference link)
Confirmed for 18.104.22.168
I don't think this bug is too complicated to fix. Please, lots of people are reporting this and it has been years since it was first reported.
Bug confirmed for Writer Version: 22.214.171.124.
footnote and endnote: both directions ok
In exported PDF:
footnote: down to footnote ok, back to text broken
endnote: both directions broken
Build ID: 1:5.4.5-0ubuntu0.17.10.5 OS: Linux 4.13
Build-ID: 79c9829dd5d8054ec39a82dc51cd9eff340dbee8 BS: Windows 5.1
Is a basic feature, many people are waiting for correction.
Probably much more didn't find this bug report yet.
Especially broken endnote back jump is a problem.
Affects also long-term filing of *.odt files with PDF/A
Confirmed for 126.96.36.199
Endnote confirmed in 188.8.131.52
Created attachment 148722 [details]
Test doc for pdf export bug endnote links
Created attachment 148723 [details]
Test pdf showing export bug endnote links
I can confirm this bug with the following version and setup:
Build ID: 1:6.2.2-0ubuntu0.18.04.1~lo1
CPU threads: 8; OS: Linux 4.15; UI render: default; VCL: gtk3;
Locale: en-AU (en_AU.UTF-8); UI-Language: en-GB
Changing priority back to 'medium' since the number of duplicates is lower than 5