Saving PDF from Website looses all Hyperlinks

I am attempting to save a PDF from a webpage, that has hyperlinks within the document which links to other online PDF's. When I save this PDF locally, it looses all hyperlinking. How do I do this? There are about 400 hyperlinks in this, and I really don't feel like fixing this myself.

TrihimbulusAsked:
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erikTsomikSystem Architect, CF programmer Commented:
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captainCommented:
Hi

are you using Reader or full version? Can you post the www address of the file so we can have a look at it?
thanks
capt.
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TrihimbulusAuthor Commented:
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captainCommented:
Hi

looks like all the links are embedded as relative links from the document location rather than absolute URLs. These have been created assuming a logical flat file structure from a certain point on (TOC100.pdf)

To illustrate, where they are now, the structure on the website is http://www.extranet.vdot.state.va.us/LocDes/Electronic%20Pubs/Standards in a subfolder (e.g. /folder/doc.pdf.) The TOC file only contains this info in the link.

If you now save it locally it will use your document path (e.g. C:\Downloads\ and use this to append the relative location( folder\doc.pdf) which obviously does not contain the target document ...

As these are not created as weblinks there is nothing for web capture to detect, hence there is no info on how to locate these nor a way of indiscriminately appending URL details... so the answer is that you cannot save the file with weblinks...you will need to manually put these links in or download the files locally, but this may not be permitted so check with the files' owners first.

sorry
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