Re: Remove part of a PDF?

Subject: Re: Remove part of a PDF?
From: Jan Cohen <najnehoc -at- yahoo -dot- com>
To: Al Geist <al -dot- geist -at- geistassociates -dot- com>, techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2008 09:11:20 -0800 (PST)

Actually, you can link from an html page (or from another pdf document) to a specific page in a pdf document. You can locate resources that describe how to do so by entering the phrase "adobe acrobat linking to pages" in Google's search tool.

As for deleting any number or combination of pages from a pdf document, that functionality has been available in Acrobat since at least before the dotcom's bubble burst.

Jan Cohen

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From: Al Geist <al -dot- geist -at- geistassociates -dot- com>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Sent: Tuesday, January 22, 2008 8:32:10 AM
Subject: RE: Remove part of a PDF?


John Garrison wrote:

>I don't think this is possible, but I'll ask anyway ...
>
>One of my colleagues wants to refer to a specific article in a PDF
version
>of a magazine issue. I have set up a bookmark in the PDF, and can link
>directly to the article in question, but want to know if there's any
way
>to remove the 90% of the PDF that's irrelevant as the entire file is
>pretty large.


It's unclear what you want to do. It sounds like you want to link to
the PDF
version of the magazine article, and only display the magazine pages
relating to the article, eliminating all the other pages of the
magazine.
There have been a lot of suggestions of how to delete pages from a PDF
file,
but nothing about ensuring only select pages are displayed from a
linked PDF
that you have no control over. If that is what you are asking, I'm not
sure
you can do it with Acrobat.




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