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Topic: Re: Back Button in PDF for Adobe Reader 6.0 (Via Email)
Conf: (P-PDF) JavaScript, Msg: 95168
From: bmarch
Date: 8/26/2003 01:23 PM

It is my understanding that there is no longer a connection between
Acrobat and web browser JavaScript with the release of version 6.

All calls to JavaScript:history.back() or any other JavaScript: as a URL
will be ignored....

As far as I know there is no means to dynamically navigate back to a
referring
HTML page - only by hard coding a URL into the PDF in advance.

What's more there have been reports of submittals from PDFs within Frames
does not work in Acrobat 6 either.... waiting on further corroboration on
that one.

BTW - backward dynamic navigation between PDF is possible using globals to
capture current URL before going to new URL....

Ben Marchbanks

AlQemy
Adobe Solution Network

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Greenville, SC USA
864.284.9918

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Subject: Back Button in PDF for Adobe Reader 6.0


> From: "Charles"
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> In my Acrobat reader 5.0, I have Internet Web Browser Options of "Display
PDF in browser" selected. I have an html page that links to a PDF. I have a
button in the PDF document named "Back" with an action on mouse up: open a
web link "javascript:history.back();history.back();". I am using Internet
Explorer 6.0. I can surf to the html page, click on the PDF link and have it
open up in the same browser window. When I press the "Back" button in the
PDF, the browser returns to the calling html page.
>
> We have upgraded to Adobe Reader 6.0 and the "Back" button embedded in the
PDF no longer works. Does anyone know how to embed a back button in a PDF
that will return you to the html page that linked to the PDF (assuming Adobe
Reader 6.0 with "Display PDF in Browser" is set)?
>
> Reference this post for example that works with Adobe Reader 5.0:
>
> http://www.planetpdf.com/asp/default.asp?action=9&read=27350&fid=34#86635
>
> -- Chuck
>
> Charles.Kraver@cnanational.com
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