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How to make clickable link in pdf?

     
10:15 am on Sep 2, 2007 (gmt 0)

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Hi can someone tell me

how to make clickable link in pdf e-book?

Thanks

6:50 pm on Sept 2, 2007 (gmt 0)

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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.)
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Thanks rocknbil
but under "tools" I have only:

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

I'm on Adobe Reader 8

7:11 pm on Sept 3, 2007 (gmt 0)

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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

5:53 pm on Sept 4, 2007 (gmt 0)

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

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8:34 am on Sept 10, 2007 (gmt 0)

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You can also use Foxit PDF Editor and Foxit reader. It is quite easier and faster than adobe acrobat. Find full version. Thanks.
2:10 am on Sept 19, 2007 (gmt 0)

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You can do this in OpenOffice too. Use writer and export to a pdf file.
3:29 pm on Sept 19, 2007 (gmt 0)

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... and OpenOffice is FREE ;)
5:45 pm on Sept 19, 2007 (gmt 0)

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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 . . . )

:-)