People just love bookmarks, the TOC-like panel that lets you jump from page to page in a PDF:
People like Bookmarks so much, they wish they could have the same organization tool for a PDF Portfolio, which is a collection of individual documents in a PDF container. I have several other articles you can read on Portfolios in my Portfolio Category.
While PDF Portfolios don't have bookmarks per se, I do have a workaround that might make many of you happy.
Because I know someone will call me out on this, I should explain that the PDF Portfolio cover sheet can actually have bookmarks. If you open a Portfolio and choose View > Portfolio > Cover Sheet, you can add bookmarks to the "backbone" PDF file. However, it is very challenging to move between the cover sheet and the actual documents, so I don't find this to be a great solution.
You can get many of the benefits of bookmarks without a lot of work through this simple workaround to split your screen.
This procedure allows you to easily "walk" across the documents in a PDF Portfolio in a bookmark-like manner.
Your screen will now look like this:
There are a few limitations on this workaround:
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