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    Default "any journal references that do not have a blue link"? What does this mean?

    Hello, everyone.

    I was reading the response for an article. In the end of the pdf file they sent me, there was a list of queries regarding various parts of the article. In the main body of the article, there are a series of marks in blue named Q.1, Q.2 and so forth, corresponding to the list of queries.

    I have no idea as to what query 10 tries to say. So I will put them down here and will be very glad if you can tell me what it is about.

    Author:Please check the details for any journal references that do not have a blue link as they may contain some incorrect information. Pale purple links are used for references to arXiv e-prints.
    At the end of this article, there is a list of nine references. The mark Q.10 is right beside the title "Reference". But I can't see any blue link. Nor can I see any pale purple ones.

    Many thanks

    Richard

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    Default Re: "any journal references that do not have a blue link"? What does this mean?

    The use of colored links in pdfs is not a standard part of the English language.

    You need to ask the people who wrote the article.

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    Default Re: "any journal references that do not have a blue link"? What does this mean?

    Maybe none of the references in that particular file have links- if they're all books or papers, they might not.

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