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Topic: RE: PDF links - Controlling target window
Conf: (P-PDF) Developers, Msg: 58013
From: Dave
Date: 5/29/2002 05:29 PM


The setting in the Preferences - 'Open Cross Linked Documents In Same
Window' may be the problem and is likely the culprit for closing the
original document and opening the next.

Nothing really exists to emulate the Javascript in HTML, since Javascript
for Acrobat is based on a different Object Model it's methods are quite

Read the Forms Javascript Guide (from the Help Menu) for a complete list of
Javascript Methods available in Acrobat.

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> I have a set of drawings in pdf format that we are trying to distribute on
> our intranet. The drawings have connectors between them & I wanted to set
> up links in the PDF files so that the user can navigate between them.
> However, I want to keep the existing drawing open. Also, I don't want to
> open a new window if the drawing is already up.
> In HTML I could use a "target" in the tag. This effectively does what
> I want since a) if the target window doesn't exist, it will be created, &
> b) if it exists, it will come to the top of the windows,without creating a
> new window.
> Is there some way I can create a target window reference in PDF? (either
> through the links or even through a submit form).

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