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Subject:Open a PDF at a bookmark From:"David Chinell" <dchinell -at- email -dot- msn -dot- com> To:"Technical Writers List \(E-mail\)" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com> Date:Wed, 22 Dec 1999 10:55:49 -0500
I've long wished for a way to have Acrobat and Reader open not just a
specific file, but a specific topic (bookmark). There really aren't any
smooth, effortless solutions. I wish it was a built-in method of Acrobat,
like a command-line switch.
I went to the Adobe web pages and submitted a formal request for this
feature. Why don't you do the same? Here's the URL:
Here's what I asked for -- feel free to cut and paste or amend to suit your
Title: Open to a specific bookmark
Description: Provide a built-in method for opening a specified pdf file at a
specified bookmark. Typically, this would be a command-line switch something
c:\adobe\acrobat.exe /f c:\tests\Test.pdf /b "Changing the Date Format"
The bookmark is specified by its name. This method should be available in
both Acrobat (formerly Exchange) and Reader.