Tag: link

Linking to Pages or Destinations Within PDFs

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Ever wanted to link through to specific pages or named destinations within your PDF files? This tip from Jeremy Koadlow explains how.

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Free update for Image to PDF

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Utility Warrior has announced an update to its Image Image to PDF Command Line Tool and Dynamic Link Library utilities. Users who access the updates will be able to insert a background image (such as a scan of company stationery) underneath a foreground image.

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This week in PDF: Look, link, create.

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This week in PDF sees the release of a new PDF viewer program for smartphones, an update to absolutePDF’s PDF generation library and Greiner Consulting Services’ plug-in for linking external content resources.

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Creating Links to a Web page

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One way to keep your static PDF documents relevant is to create web links to ‘live’ websites that are regularly updated with the latest information. In fact, the process is even easier than creating web links in HTML! This PDF tip explains how.

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Modifying link properties using JavaScript

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When creating interactive PDF documents, links are an integral tool, so what do you do if you find that your links don’t match or you need to change link styles throughout a long document? Updating each link manually is often unfeasible due to time constraints, but Acrobat JavaScript may provide the solution. In this tip, ARTS PDF Product Manager Maryanne Montes sheds some light on this great time-saver.

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Printing page ranges quickly with JavaScript

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If you want to print ranges of pages from Acrobat, your options are a somewhat limited. You have the choice of setting a single, continuous page range (e.g. pages 1-10), all even pages, or all odd pages. While this may be sufficient for most purposes, what can you do if you need to print multiple page ranges? Help is at hand! This JavaScript tip from ARTS PDF’s Sean Stewart explains how.

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Using Bookmarks to open files and other tricks

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Acrobat bookmarks are capable of far more than just pointing to chapter headings in PDF eContent. What about the idea of linking to related resources from a master document? ‘Trial notebook,’ anyone? In this tip, PDFforLawyers.com founder Ernest Svenson explains how to get more out of your Acrobat bookmarks.

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Changing PDF Link Properties Globally

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How to change the appearance of all your links using Acrobat 6.0.

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Locking Links in Acrobat

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A nice new feature of Acrobat 6 is the ability to ‘lock’ in the settings for a particular link. Now this might not seem immediately useful, but when you have to duplicate links to lots of pages and don’t want the link boxes to be easily moved by other Acrobat authors — then this feature is for you.

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Using Links in Acrobat

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Adjusting the properties of your links is a great way to give your PDFs a style of their own. Some can be just for looks and some can help improve the usability of your PDFs. Link properties include settings such as type, highlight, color, style and magnification.

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