The following is excerpted, published with the expressed permission of the author and publisher, from an introductory chapter of "Adobe Acrobat 6: Complete Course" book.
In addition to the tools used for navigation in the Status Bar, you can add interactive elements to a PDF document to assist a user in navigating pages in open PDF documents and in navigating among a collection of different PDF documents. The Link tool is used to create hyperactive links. In this segment you learn how to add interactive links with the Link tool.
Draw a link rectangle around the first image thumbnail (top-left side of the thumbnail images on the cover page).
The Create Link dialog box opens.
Type 3 in the field box below the Open a Page in This Document item.
By default, the radio button is selected for Open a Page in This Document.
Click OK in the Create Link dialog box.
The rectangle you draw with the Link tool becomes the hot spot for the page link. To invoke the link action, you click the Hand tool and click the link. Page 3 opens in the Document pane after clicking the link.
Repeat the same steps to add links for pages 5, 7, 9, 11, and 13 following an order down the first column and then down the second column of thumbnail images.
The thumbnail images match the images on the respective pages. You can scroll the thumbnails in the Pages panel to see the pages that match the images on the cover page. Use the page numbers at the bottom of each page thumbnail if you are confused about setting the link to the correct page.
OK, so you want to stamp your document. Maybe you need to give reviewers some advice about the document's status or sensitivity. This tip from author Ted Padova demonstrates how to add stamps with the Stamp Tool along with related comments.