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We are using Word 2010 and Acrobat XI.  When we try to convert the Word file with embedded links, the links do not work in the PDF file.
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Joe Winograd, EE MVE earned 500 total points
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The Adobe PDF printer preserves a link only if it is in the format of a URL, not if the link is under text. In other words, it will handle this fine:
http://www.experts-exchange.com/articles/12697

But it will not create a link with this:
How to Install Microsoft Office Picture Manager in Office 2013

If you wish to preserve links underneath text, do a File>Save As in Word and select PDF in the "Save as type" drop-down. Regards, Joe
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Are you using Word 2010 32 bit?

If yes, you can use the PDFMaker Plugin from Acrobat XI within Word 2010 to convert the word file.

https://helpx.adobe.com/acrobat/kb/pdfmaker-unavailable-office-2007-office.html

http://web.csulb.edu/divisions/aa/academic_technology/itss/fits/accessibility/word10topdf.html
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Your solution worked perfectly.  Thank you!
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You're welcome! I'm very glad to hear that it worked for you. Regards, Joe
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