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There are a couple of ways to achieve this. To link to a specific page by number use:
<a href="http://www.domain.com/file.pdf#page=3">Link text</a>
To link to a named location (destination) use:
<a href="http://www.domain.com/file.pdf#nameddest=TOC">Link text</a>
The RoboColum(n) @robocolumn Colum McAndrew
First off, a BIG thanks for the help.
I got the "page" tag to work just fine, the other example you provided seemed easy enough but it did not work.
The "destination" tag was a little more of a challengd as I did not know what destinations were in Acrobat.
After some poking in my PDF file, I found the functionality and this works GREAT as these do not appear as bookmarks.
Michael F Weart
For the life of me I can NOT get this to work. I've entered the info as indicated above into my dreamweaver layout and can't get the PDF to open to a bookmark, page or destination. I've tried with the PDF local in same folder as html and a remote file on a temporary web server. I've tried using all variations of the page, destination and bookmark tags in Safari, Firefox and Opera on the Mac. Can someone send me a sample of code that works and is LIVE so I can test and see it BEFORE replicating. Please, please, please.
Jumping to a page inside a PDF can be done for a URL But bookmarks cannot be used inside a URL. The trick is to use Named Destinations. Here's an example:
Hello Krdzine! I have exactly the same issue. Tried everything with #page=10, #nameddest=ExhibitB, etc. and nothing seems to "jump" to the correct section of the doc. Could it have something to do what the browser downloads the file to the "Download" folder, and then Acrobat opens it from there? Maybe I should try on a computer that doesn't have Acrobat as the Default, but rather where the PDF opens in the webbrowser?
I've tried on Chrome, Firefox, IE, and Edge.... same result everywhere.
Unless what you are asking about has anything to do with Adobe RoboHelp, you are asking in the wrong place. Even if it is, the basic question is about how to create a URL that opens a PDF file in a particular way. You might do better asking that in an Acrobat or PDF forum.
See www.grainge.org for free RoboHelp and Authoring information.