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by 23hitman / September 27, 2008 4:08 PM PDT

Here is what I want the CD I am selling to do:

1. AutoRun (I have the basics of an AutoRun.inf file)
2. The autorun opens a PDF file
3. The PDF file is a Table of Contents page
4. The PDF Table of Contents on the CD links to other PDF files on the cd

How do you burn the initial CD (going to the duplicaters) so that the files point to/link to files on a CD?

Thank you!

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Put a link inside the pdf-file.
by Kees Bakker / September 27, 2008 11:02 PM PDT

It should be relative link, not an absolute one. That's because you don't know which drive letter will be assigned by the PC that reads it.

A point to note: not all PC's have a pdf-reader installed. So you should provide that on your CD, and have a way to have the user install it. It's your choice if you provide the full install file on your CD (you should have permission for that from Adobe or Foxit or whatever company that makes the reader you provide) or just a link (but the user need Internet connection then to get it).


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by 23hitman / September 30, 2008 10:18 PM PDT

Ok I understand I should use a relative link

But WORD and EXCEL 2007 apparently do not offer a solution to creating Relative file links.

I also have Adobe Professional 8 but no luck in finding a link tool.

This has to be done....but how?

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Re: pdf's
by Kees Bakker / October 1, 2008 12:13 AM PDT
In reply to: But WHERE and HOW
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