RE: ToC and/or bookmarks in PDF

Subject: RE: ToC and/or bookmarks in PDF
From: "Wright, Lynne" <Lynne -dot- Wright -at- Kronos -dot- com>
To: Emoto <emoto1 -at- gmail -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 25 Jul 2017 13:30:43 +0000

Over 1,000 pages? Those are HUGE manuals!

I imagine that manually creating TOCs with links would be a huge amount of work.

If you don't mind my asking, what type of products are the manuals documenting, that they are so big? Would it be possible to break the content up into separate docs that would both make it easier for users to navigate through the content and allow you to generate TOCs?

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Subject: Re: ToC and/or bookmarks in PDF

On Tue, Jul 25, 2017 at 2:42 AM, Erika Yanovich <ERIKA_y -at- rad -dot- com> wrote:
>
> Hi all,
>
> We have large (~1000-page) manuals as PDFs with bookmarks. The ToC is
> not
clickable (because each chapter is born as a separate Word file) and this annoys some users. In your experience, is it acceptable to provide a ToC-less manual, with bookmark navigation only? Manuals are not printed.

I've seen it both ways. As a user, I prefer the convenience of a link.
Can't you just add the links after the PDF is made?

Bob
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ToC and/or bookmarks in PDF: From: Erika Yanovich
Re: ToC and/or bookmarks in PDF: From: Emoto

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