RE: Hyperlink in PDF

Subject: RE: Hyperlink in PDF
From: "Pam Fassett" <pfassett -at- sabresystems -dot- com>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 28 May 2008 10:49:35 -0400

Hi Vaishali,
The only way that I know how to make PDFs that automatically transfer hyperlinks, bookmarks, and cross-references created in Word is to use a Microsoft Office add-in called PDFMaker. If you don't already see the PDFMaker toolbar when using MS Word, go to View: Toolbars: PDFMaker. Once the toolbar is displayed, click the "Convert to PDF" icon. If you don't have the option to view the PDFMaker toolbar, check to see if it's disabled. Try this:

1. In Word, click Help > About Microsoft Word.
2. Click Disabled Items.
3. If you see PDFMaker on the disabled list, select it and click Enable.

If that doesn't work, you can download the PDFMaker add-in from the Adobe website. I'm not exactly sure why this "add-in" is needed if you purchase Adobe Acrobat Professional---maybe someone else on this list can answer that. Whenever I have a PDF-related problem I search the Adobe Knowledgebase. It's pretty helpful:

Good luck! :)

Pam Fassett
Technical Writer/Editor
Sabre Systems
Lexington Park, Maryland

>>>>>Could anyone please provide suggestions to generate PDF with cross-references.
I have two Word Document and am using Adobe Acrobat 8.0 to generate PDF.
There are some hyperlinks in Document 1 to sections in Document 2.
Have inserted bookmark and linked to them. Link word tot word works fine.
But when changed the hyperlink (.doc to .pdf) and converted to PDF, the link does not work.
Any workaround...


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