How to link to a page in a pdf file.

One of our customers, Jason, recently asked:

Is there a way to link to a given .pdf page with DOCman?

I usually just copy/send the file link as so:

Is there a way to get it to open to page 6 of that document for instance?

Yes, you can. Keep in mind that not all browsers open PDFs. Microsoft Internet Explorer and Safari (Mac OS) are capable of opening PDF files in the browser by using the Adobe Acrobat plug-in. Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox will open PDF files in the browser and (at-the-time-of-writing) are the only browsers that support PDF page linking.

Here’s how it’s done.

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Switching from WordPress to Joomla and setting up a document repository

We have had lots of customers making the switch from WordPress to Joomla in order to take advantage of DOCman, our best-in-class document & download manager extension for websites. In this tutorial we’re going to demistify the Joomla world for newbie Wordpress users, to make your life that little bit easier.

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Looking back at 2017

We’re getting started on all the exciting work and projects we planned for 2018. Before we get on our way, we would like to extend hearty seasonal greetings to all of you! We look back with pride over everything we achieved in 2017.

It’s been a wonderfully productive year for us with more than 30+ updates for our Joomla extensions and two new products: TEXTman and Joomlatools Connect. We also gave back, a lot, with 25+ releases of our open source developer tools and the public release of our Joomlatools UI.

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