RE: Clickable Links in a PDF

Subject: RE: Clickable Links in a PDF
From: "Combs, Richard" <richard -dot- combs -at- Polycom -dot- com>
To: "Ron Hearn" <RHearn -at- cucbc -dot- com>, <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 27 Nov 2007 14:16:12 -0700

Ron Hearn wrote:

> My apologies if this has been covered before. A co-worker
> wants to create a pdf with clickable links within a PDF so
> that if "Click Here"
> is a link, clicking on it will open the link, which in this
> case is a link to another document within an intranet. I've
> found that explicit links i.e. html:.//whatever links work
> fine, but not implicit ones. Does anyone know how to create a
> PDF in which such links work? Creating a pdf from Word or
> Acrobat doesn't do the trick (at least the way I am doing it).

Some questions that might help us help you:

-- What versions of Word and Acrobat, and what OS?

-- What do you mean by "implicit links"?

-- What do you mean by "Creating a pdf from Word or Acrobat"? (Acrobat
is the tool for creating or viewing PDFs, so creating a PDF from Acrobat
doesn't make sense to me.)

-- How are you creating PDFs from Word?


Richard G. Combs
Senior Technical Writer
Polycom, Inc.
richardDOTcombs AT polycomDOTcom
rgcombs AT gmailDOTcom


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