(); //Create an instance for named destination. PdfNamedDestination destination = new PdfNamedDestination(“TOC”); ation = new. A named destination in a PDF is similar to a bookmark in other document formats. So how do we create a PDF with named destinations without the additional. In my point of view, it’s sufficient to set a \hypertarget{destname}{} and use the destname as argument to the evince –named-dest option. This works at least in.

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So, if your PDF has a named destination, “TOC”, that points to a table of contents, then your link code will look like this:.

Take Acrobat to the next level. You follow the steps for inserting the a link to a file in the project, and you select the PDF file. I know that with the plugin I can add named destinations, so every selection would be a new named destination.

Because as you say it would be great if I could look at an example. Note that I don’t seem to get this problem when setting bookmarks in RoboHelp10, and so I think this should be an easy fix for the creators of Acrobat Pro.

The question is not so much about Evince but what is that Evince calls “named destination” and how to produce them. I’d like to be able to create my own named destinations but the online help for how to do this doesn’t seem to even relate to my copy of Acrobat A named destination lets you point to a specific place in a PDF.


A named destination, like a bookmark, can be associated with particular content. Click and drag the pointer to determine an area: Let’s also say this page contains 4 sections labeled with headings. Double-click the link with the Link tool to open the Link Properties dialog box. Linking to a destination within PDF in a webpage Linking to a destination is essentially the same principle but involves a few more steps and setting up. This option lets you search for a file outside your project.

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In the Links section, select Hyperlink. You use destinations as cteate specified locations for links and bookmarks. The user of my plugin may fill the fields by selecting some text and clicking on a custom button.

In the target document, double-click the desired destination in the Destinations panel.

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OK, so you want to stamp your document. Generate and publish the PDF containing that topic. I note that RoboHelp10 uses an anchor icon to indicate a bookmark’s position on a page, but calls it a “Bookmark”!

I though I needed a bookmark or something like that. Vreate doesn’t seem to work well with Evince.

Select the Insert ribbon. Advanced splitting, merging, stamping, bookmarking, and link control. This would generally be the form of a hyperlink address, for example, set in a shape in a map or in the home page menu. Also, navigating to bookmarks in Adobe Reader has the same behavior.


Thank you very much for your help. And I still have a hard time to believe that I have to build a balanced tree in order to get my named destinations. To view the destinations sequentially in the document, click Page to sort the list on a page-by-page basis.

We will rectify this as soon as possible! For my plugin I create form fields on the fly.

Post Your Answer Discard By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies. In the Insert Hyperlink dialog, you can create links to named destinations when using the “File in Project” option if the PDF has been added to your project or “External File” option if the PDF file exists outside of your project.

Let’s say I have a page with 60 lines of content all text including spaces between paragraphs.