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Topic: RE: PDF links - Controlling target window
Conf: (P-PDF) Developers, Msg: 58013
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.
for Acrobat is based on a different Object Model it's methods are quite
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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).