Create a link
Links let you jump to other locations in the same document, to other electronic documents
including attachments, or to websites. You can use links to initiate actions or to ensure that your
reader has immediate access to related information. You can also add actions to play a sound or
Create a link using the Link tool
1. Choose Tools > Advanced Editing > Link Tool, or select the Link tool
Advanced Editing toolbar.
The pointer becomes a cross hair, and any existing links in the document, including
invisible links, are temporarily visible.
2. Drag a rectangle where you want to create a link. This is the area in which the link
3. In the Create Link dialog box, choose the options you want for the link appearance.
4. Select one of the following link actions:
Go To A Page View
Click Next to set the page number and view magnification you want in the current
document or in another document (such as a file attachment), and then click Set Link.
Open A File
Select the destination file and click Select. If the file is a PDF, specify how the document
should open (for example in a new window or within an existing window), and then click
Note: If the filename is too long to fit in the text box, the middle of the name is truncated.
Open A Web Page
Provide the URL of the destination web page.
Click Next to open the Link Properties dialog box. In this dialog box, you can set any
action, such as reading an article, or executing a menu command, to be associated with
Create a link using the Select tool or Snapshot tool
1. Using the Select tool
or the Snapshot tool
(Tools > Select & Zoom), drag to
select the text or image from which you want to create a link.
2. Right-click the selection, and choose Create Link.
3. Select the options you want in the Create Link dialog box.
Note: The Custom Link option is not available for links created from selected text.
Add multimedia to PDFs