How to add a Facebook share button to PDF using Acrobat XI

Learn how to add a Facebook share button to PDF so you can share PDF on Facebook.

By June 22, 2013

 

How to add a Facebook share button to PDF using Acrobat XI
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How to add a Facebook share button to PDF using Acrobat XI

Donna BakerJune 22, 2013

  1. Upload the PDF file to share to your web site or blog, and note the file's URL.
  2. Select and download your desired Facebook logo or badge.*
  3. In Acrobat XI, open the Tools pane, and choose Add Button from the Interactive Objects panel.
  4. Click the page with the Add Button tool to draw a rectangle. Release the mouse to show the Field Name dialog box and then click All Properties.
  5. The Button Properties dialog box opens and displays the General tab; type a name and tooltip for the button.
  6. On the Appearance tab and set the Border Color and Fill Color to None.
  7. On the Options tab, choose Icon Only from the Layout dropdown list and then click Choose Icon.
  8. Click Browse to locate and select an image format such as PNG, GIF, JPEG, or PDF. Click OK.
  9. Click the Actions tab and choose the Open a Web Link from the Select Action drop-down list. Click Add to open the Edit URL field.
  10. Type the Facebook URL https://www.facebook.com/sharer/sharer.php?u=followed by your link's URL and click OK.
  11. Test the link on your document page.

* Learn about using Facebook brand assets and select a logo/badge here: https://www.facebookbrand.com/


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Lori Kassuba

7, 2015-07-14 14, 2015

Hi Jac,

You can’t do this for a “Like” in Facebook but you could make a link to the page where you want people to “Like”.

Thanks,
Lori

Jac

9, 2015-07-07 07, 2015

Great n Thanks but I needed to know how to add the like button also…

Brian Clausen

11, 2014-05-31 31, 2014

Just what I was looking for! Thank you!

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