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Topic: Setting predefined print areas in the same document & others
Conf: (P-PDF) Acrobat 6.0, Msg: 107818
From: martinpratt
Date: 3/18/2004 02:09 AM

Hi


I have two queries.


I have merged several PDF documents into one long document.  I want the users of the document to be able to print off pre-defined areas of the document just by clicking on a link.  So for example, by clicking on the link Chapter 1 they would only print out Chapter 1 (even though it's within one long document).


My second question relates to searching.  Is it possible to setup a search box within the document that will allow the user to choose to:


- search only within a predefined areas of the document (i.e. only within Chapter 1, Chapter 2 etc)


- search only certain page numbers


- search the whole document


I am aware that a user can click on search and set page parameters that way, but it would be a lot more user friendly if they were presented with the options above, say using some kind of search box where they could then choose one of the options above before searching.


 


Any help much appreciated.


With thanks,


Martin



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