URL links don't work in exported PDF (iOS)

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Ken Papp

14 Mar, 2017 08:31 PM

In the iOS app, links are not preserved when exporting a note to PDF. Links in the PDF are shown underlined and in blue text, but you can't click on them. The work-around is to export your note to HTML in the iOS app, open the HTML file on your Mac, and print to PDF. Exporting/sharing an HTML version of your note to Readdle's PDF Converter app, for example, also produces inactive URL links.

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Danilo Bonardi on 15 Mar, 2017 10:04 AM

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    Hi Ken,

    does it happen with every note? I seem to be able to click on pdf links.


  2. 2 Posted by Ken Papp on 15 Mar, 2017 04:58 PM

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    It happens in every note. I've attached two PDFs exported from Bear notes on my iPhone. The Google one is a new note I just created and the second is an older, imported note. Please let me know if you can click on the links.

  3. Support Staff 3 Posted by Danilo Bonardi on 16 Mar, 2017 03:29 PM

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    Hi Ken,

    thank you for reporting this problem, We'll try to solve it as soon as possible.


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