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Link styling

Post by labcottage » Thu Jun 20, 2019 12:23 pm

Hi,

I'm trying to hyperlink various pages in my pdf document which I understand I can complete with the 'Link' command.

Once I've created a link I want it to standout as a link, ie to be blue and underlined, but I'm not sure how I can achieve this in Editor, or if indeed it is possible?

Grateful for any help,

Many thanks,

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Re: Link styling

Post by Tracker Supp-Stefan » Thu Jun 20, 2019 1:21 pm

Hello labcottage,

The link objects inside a PDF file are not linked with the text directly as they are in e.g. a Word document.
So the link is a separate 'box' that hovers over other content on your page(s). So you will need to e.g. make the desired words blue and underlined yourself by using e.g. the "Edit Content" tool, to format the text itself, and then place the link using the link tool on top of it.

Regards,
Stefan

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Re: Link styling

Post by labcottage » Thu Jun 20, 2019 2:01 pm

Thank you Stefan, that solved it, especially using the copy text style command which makes it much easier

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Re: Link styling

Post by Tracker Supp-Stefan » Thu Jun 20, 2019 3:22 pm

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Re: Link styling

Post by SKAHLE » Fri Dec 06, 2019 1:02 am

Why are my text links surrounded in a box? When I place text and make it a hyperlink, it has box around when viewing in Acrobat Reader. Why is this?

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Re: Link styling

Post by TrackerSupp-Daniel » Fri Dec 06, 2019 1:09 am

Hello Skahle,

Assuming you have not accidentally applied a border style and width to your links in our software (within the properties pane [Ctrl+`] or the format tab), this is most likely either a bug caused by running an older version or our software, or a setting you have enabled in Adobe to show those borders on all links.

If you are not running the latest version of our software (build 334.0) please do update and try creating some new links to see how they appear for you.
Otherwise, check your settings in Adobe, as there is very like an option to "show borders on" or "highlight" links that was enabled.

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