How to Add Link to PDF Files in Mac/Windows PC
"I have some PDF eBooks, but they contain no links to chapters or anything. I need to add hyperlink to the PDF to make them easy to read. Any idea? Thank you!"
As a PDF user, I usually add a hyperlink to a PDF file when I want to explain to people what a specific item means or just connect the item with the related info. Recently, I found that many people are eager to know how to add link to a PDF file. This is the idea where this article comes from. In the following, I’d like to share my way to add links to PDF files with you.
Step 1. Download Wondershare PDFelement
Put the first thing first. The first thing we should do is select a PDF tool to add hyperlinks to a PDF document. I myself use Wondershare PDFelement. Both the Windows and Mac version are available. For Windows 8 and Windows 7 users, download Wondershare PDFelement. For iMac, MacBook Pro and MacBook Air users, download Wondershare PDFelement for Mac.
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Step 2. Add hyperlink to a PDF file in Mac OS X Mountain Lion or Windows 8
Double-click the quick start icon on the desktop to launch Wondershare PDFelement. And then open the PDF file you like to add link to with this tool.
On Windows PDF tool, go to the Insert menu. Click the Link drop-down list to select New Link. And then move your mouse the PDF file, select the PDF text where you want to add link. When you do this, a pop-up will appear.
On the pop-up dialogue box, you can enter the URL of a web page or a PDF page where you want this PDF to be linked to. And then click the click the Set Link button to finish adding a link to the PDF file.
On Mac PDF tool, click the Sticky Note icon to in the Annotation toolbar to click the link icon. And then move your mouse select the PDF text where you want to add a link to the PDF file. And then on the pop-up, enter a hyperlink of a PDF file or the page of the current PDF file. Click Ok to begin adding link to PDF.
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