Link to Specific Page in a PDF

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I had asked on a couple of mailing lists for a way to deep link to a specific page in a PDF, and nobody seemed to know the answer. Today a coworker showed me how to do it, so I thought I’d post it here in case other people need to know how to do this.There are two ways to do this, you can link to a page, or you can link to a “destination”. Linking to a page is as simple as adding #page=11 to the end of your link. However, this doesn’t work in IE if the user has Acrobat Reader version 7. But I tried this in Firefox, IE 6 and 7 with Acrobat 8 and it worked in all cases.In order to link to destinations, you have to edit the PDF to create the destination. I don’t personally have Adobe Acrobat, so I’m not sure what a “destination” is exactly. But I think it’s a way to link to a specific location on a page, not just to the top of a specific page. To do this, just add #destination to the end of your link. For example, if you wanted to link to chapter 3 of a book, you could link it like this:, assuming you’ve created a destination called “chapter3”.Here are two links on Adobe’s site that go into further detail:
Link to PDF pages and destinations
Linking with Acrobat 7 fails in IE