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How to make clickable link in pdf?
gartar

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Msg#: 3439118 posted 10:15 am on Sep 2, 2007 (gmt 0)

Hi can someone tell me

how to make clickable link in pdf e-book?

Thanks

 

rocknbil

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Msg#: 3439118 posted 6:50 pm on Sep 2, 2007 (gmt 0)

You need the full Standard version of Acrobat or better, go to tools->Advanced Editing->Link tool. Draw a rectangle around the text to link and it will prompt you for link options (in-document, web URL, link colors, etc.)

gartar

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Msg#: 3439118 posted 7:01 pm on Sep 2, 2007 (gmt 0)

Thanks rocknbil
but under "tools" I have only:

"Select and zoom"
"object data"
"customize toolbars"

I'm on Adobe Reader 8

travelin cat

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Msg#: 3439118 posted 7:11 pm on Sep 3, 2007 (gmt 0)

Gartar,

Read rockinbill's statement again. Reader is just that, a reader program. You need to purchase Acrobat Pro to make links... and do many other things

rocknbil

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Msg#: 3439118 posted 5:53 pm on Sep 4, 2007 (gmt 0)

Well, you don't need pro - the full Standard version of Acrobat can do a lot of this. But it has to be Acrobat, not Acrobat Reader.

dreamcatcher

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Msg#: 3439118 posted 6:43 pm on Sep 6, 2007 (gmt 0)

Your other option would be to create the e-book in Word and use a print server to save as a .pdf.

dc

xaer8

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Msg#: 3439118 posted 8:34 am on Sep 10, 2007 (gmt 0)

You can also use Foxit PDF Editor and Foxit reader. It is quite easier and faster than adobe acrobat. Find full version. Thanks.

BillyS

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Msg#: 3439118 posted 2:10 am on Sep 19, 2007 (gmt 0)

You can do this in OpenOffice too. Use writer and export to a pdf file.

coopster

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Msg#: 3439118 posted 3:29 pm on Sep 19, 2007 (gmt 0)

... and OpenOffice is FREE ;)

rocknbil

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Msg#: 3439118 posted 5:45 pm on Sep 19, 2007 (gmt 0)

I've never tried exported PDF's from anything but Open Office, those will properly export their links?

At any rate, you certainly won't be able to do all the other cool stuff a $300 app will allow you to do:

- Create bookmark sidebars
- edit the PDF directly
- apply password security
- import other PDF's into the document, allowing you to combine PDF's of incompatible apps
- Add annotations and notes
- apply a digital signature
- read the page out loud (in a bland, monotone voice, but it does read it . . . )

:-)

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