Re: Linking to PDF destinations-poor man's help system
OK, no one decided to tackle my HTML to PDF destination question. In the meantime I found my answer here: http://www.rdpslides.com/psfaq/FAQ00050.htm
The example given there:
The shorthand form works equally well:
But both work only when the PDF is stored on a web site.
Anyone know what kind of syntax one would use to call a named destination in a Windows environment?
The following document summarizes available ways to access a file stored locally:
How To: Mechanisms for Opening PDF's to Specific Pages
All methods require plug-ins/code development, which will have to be
integrated into the distribution/installation procedures. They are platform-
dependent as well.
An alternative route which does not necessitate these methods is to split the
document set to smaller PDF chunks (eg chapters/sections), and open these
in response to pressing Help. A Mini TOC or buttons on the first page of these,
together with bookmarks or additional navigational devices will then enable
fast navigation to topic of interest.
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