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Difficulty with "jump links" to PDF files

Terri Alekzander
Last Modified: 2012-05-12
I have seen a few responses on HTML linking to sections or pages of a PDF.  However, the solution isn't working for me (#page=PageNumber or #NamedDestination appended to the pdf link).

Google seems to suggest that it may be because the links are to local files (this is a page for our agency intranet where we're linking to specific sections of the HR manual).  Is there a workaround for this?

If it helps, I am using Acrobat 9 Pro to create the named destinations, and the users will be opening the files with Reader 8.  The users will be viewing the page with IE8 so that's what I'm using to test.

The links I have tried:
<a href="I:/filepath/HR_Manual_2011.pdf#Vacation">Vacation Information</a>
<a href="/filepath/HR_Manual_2011.pdf#Vacation">Vacation Information</a>
<a href="I:/filepath/HR_Manual_2011.pdf#page=16">Vacation Information</a>
<a href="/filepath/HR_Manual_2011.pdf#page=16">Vacation Information</a>

All open the file just fine, but it invariably opens to the first page.
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