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Can I hyperlink to a specific page of a PDF file?

By Lori DeFurioFebruary 23, 2006

Is it possible to hyperlink to specific pages in a pdf file in a web browser? Even if the PDF file does have bookmarks in it?

There is a way to hyperlink directly to a page in a PDF. You append an open parameter to the end of the URL. For example, if I want to jump to page 24, the link would be


Try the link below [PDF: 549 KB]

Additionally you can specify parameters for zoom, showing bookmarks, or jumping to named destinations. This is fully documented at

Open Parameters [PDF: 154 KB]

Please note... there is a bug in IE for Acrobat/Reader 7.0.7. This works fine in FireFox. But the good news... The bug was fixed in 7.0.8, so you will want to get the patch.