#2 Clickable images

closed-fixed
David Goodger
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2004-03-05
2003-09-01
Dinu C. Gherman
No

I haven't seen any way to describe "clickable images" using
the .. image directive that would allow to create such
images. For now, only raw HTML can be used like this:

.. raw:: html

<a href="http://validator.w3.org/check/referer">
<img src="http://www.w3.org/Icons/valid-xhtml10"
alt="Valid XHTML 1.0!" height="31" width="88" />
</a>

which doesn't translate into LaTeX/PDF... but something like
the following would be more convenient (note the proposed
"link" attribute):

.. image:: http://www.w3.org/Icons/valid-xhtml10
:height: 31
:width: 88
:alt: Valid XHTML 1.0!
:link: http://validator.w3.org/check/referer

(This was first submitted, probably erroneously, as a tech
support issue.)

Discussion

  • David Goodger
    David Goodger
    2003-09-01

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    > I haven't seen any way to describe "clickable images"
    > using the .. image directive that would allow to create
    > such images.

    It can be done for inline images using substitution-links::

    Use the |W3.org XML Validator|_ to check your XML.

    .. |W3.org XML Validator| image::
    http://www.w3.org/Icons/valid-xhtml10
    :height: 31
    :width: 88
    :alt: Valid XHTML 1.0!

    .. _W3.org XML Validator:
    http://validator.w3.org/check/referer

    It'd be a hack to use this for standalone images though.

    > something like the following would be more convenient
    > (note the proposed "link" attribute):
    >
    > .. image:: http://www.w3.org/Icons/valid-xhtml10
    ...
    > :link: http://validator.w3.org/check/referer

    I agree. In fact, it's already in the to-do list, awaiting
    implementation:
    <http://docutils.sf.net/spec/notes.html#images-image>. Want
    to try? Here's how:
    <http://docutils.sf.net/spec/howto/rst-directives.html>.

    I'd be happy to make you a Docutils developer.

    > (This was first submitted, probably erroneously, as a tech
    > support issue.)

    Not to worry; we're not stuck on formalities. There are so
    few issues raised that it doesn't really matter where they
    go.

     
  • David Goodger
    David Goodger
    2004-03-05

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  • David Goodger
    David Goodger
    2004-03-05

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    This was implemented a while back, partly in response to a
    patch submission
    (https://sf.net/tracker/?func=detail&atid=422032&aid=822390&group_id=38414).
    A "target" option on the "image" directive has been added.