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rde

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Thanks for your answers, Derek.

To answer your questions, I did “dumb down” my example topic because the original topic from which my example was based is for unreleased documentation. Unfortunately I made the example topic so small that you couldn't test whether or not the links actually jumped to a different point on the page. Also we're using composite topics because we are writing API reference pages and we want all of the elements to appear in the same topic.

Fortunately, I discovered the problem. XMetal appears to require that you use the file name as well as the anchor in your links for the links to work in the transformed PDFs. In other words, I get broken links in my PDFs when I use links like the following: . But the links work fine when I use links like the following: .

Thanks,
Rick

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