Is there any easy way to scan through a notebook in order to validate hyperlinks there that point to targets (tagged cells) within the same notebook?

By this I mean at least that the hyperlink's target cell tag is actually there.

(The issue arises as I rewrite and edit a complex notebook with various sections, subsections, display equations, etc., to which I have hyperlinks.

That is, some way without reading through the entire notebook and trying each hyperlink there?

I have in mind some tool (eventually, I would hope, in the form of a palette) that would do the same sort of hyperlink validation that some HTML editors provide.

  • $\begingroup$ This is too vague. You should at least give an algorithm for deciding what constitutes a valid link. $\endgroup$ – m_goldberg Sep 23 '15 at 21:46
  • $\begingroup$ Are the following steps enough: 1. Mark a word in the notebook 2. Go to Menu/Insert/Hyperlink. The dialog "Create hyperlink" pops up. 3. Under "Destination notebook" check "Current notebook". 4. In the right-bottom window all tag show up. One can check, if the tag in question is still there. I guess that there should also be a nicer programmatic way to do the same. $\endgroup$ – Alexei Boulbitch Sep 24 '15 at 7:49
  • $\begingroup$ That 4-step procedure is the very tedious manual method I'm trying to shortcut somehow! $\endgroup$ – murray Sep 24 '15 at 15:13

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