Hello Corel users :)
Having a problem with a document i created that contains instructions how to use one of our customers application, the document has an index that points to different pages but also a few urls that point to servers or into jboss application servers(long url) when i save the cdr file and export to pdf the links are not always right, the index pointing to top of page 5 now points to a https url and one of the https urls can point to top of page ...
This is rather frustrating since a simple edit requires me to verify all the links, for instance a url that points to a customer internal wiki page is correct in the cdr file but wrong in the pdf.
I have tried different settings for the pdf export but i haven't seen any difference.
I have noticed that links are changed even when i just save the cdr file and reopen it later, not all but some, seems rather random which ones.
Running windows 7 64 bit 4 gig ram, corel draw x5 is updated with sp3, the cdr file contains 29 pages at this point.
Hello. I am having the exact same problem. Has anybody figured this out yet?
ScottRowland said:Hello. I am having the exact same problem. Has anybody figured this out yet?
The link behaviour certainly seems bizarre. I've not tried it from a new document, but certainly when starting from BerthLj's file (testing with X6) the link destinations seem to be completely unpredictable and generally broken. From this document, I see no possibility of getting the links to work at all.
I can see a reasonable alternative solution, though it might not be appropriate in other circumstances.
Instead of creating the hyperlinks, go to object manager and give each page a descriptive name (ie Case 2 Search for events instead of just "Page 6"). Object manager will immediately change this to 6: Case 2 Search for events with the 6: being generated automatically
Then, when creating the PDF, go to the Documents tab and turn on Generate Bookmarks and set On Start to display bookmarks.
Now, when the PDF is opened, you get a list of named page links in the left margin and can use it instead of the page 3 index (with the major advantage that it stays on screen throughout, so you don't have to manually find your way back to page 3 before being able to select another page).
This should work as a good indexing method, but in other circumstances where the requirement is to link between pages rather than just to index them, it looks like something that Corel needs to fix.
That was a good tip harryLondon will have to try it if i have any version of the corel document left :)
As for getting back to previous page in the pdf i tend to use alt + left arrow key, bit like you do in a browser.