Insert hyperlink to a URL.

Child elements

A, Action, B, Barcode, Br, Clip, Color, Fontface, ForAll, Frame, HSpace, I, Image, Loop, NoBreak, Span, Sub, Sup, Switch, U, URL, Value

Parent elements

A, B, Case, Color, Fontface, ForAll, I, Li, Loop, NoBreak, Otherwise, Overlay, Paragraph, PlaceObject, Span, U, URL, Until, While


bordercolor (text, optional, since version 4.15.7)

Set the color of the border (Adobe Acrobat ony).

embedded (text, optional, since version 4.15.11)

Link to an attached file. To open a page other than the first page, set the page attribute, to open a named destination, set the link attribute.

href (text, optional)

The target of the hyperlink (URI). Example: https://www.speedata.de

link (text, optional, since version 3.3.8)

The target of the document link (a Mark). Example: article123. When linking to embedded files, the link attribute may contain the named destination of the target.

page (number, optional, since version 4.3.5)

Link to a (logical) page number. When linking to embedded files, the page attribute may contain the page number of the target.


Create a simple hyperlink to a URL.

    <Paragraph><Value>See the </Value>
      <A href="https://www.speedata.de">
      <Value> for more information.</Value>

Create a hyperlink to an attached document. Only supported on a few PDF viewers.

<Layout xmlns="urn:speedata.de:2009/publisher/en"

  <AttachFile type="application/pdf"
              description="An important document" />
  <Record element="data">
          <A embedded="document.pdf" page="5">
            <Value>See the page 5 of the document.</Value>

See also

The section Text formatting.