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Export page names as PDF Bookmarks

Posted by Andrew Z at Sunday, February 3, 2008 | Permalink

OpenOffice.org 2.4 introduces support for exporting Impress and Draw page names as PDF bookmarks which facilitate navigation in the Adobe Reader.

How to use

To export Impress and Draw page names as PDF bookmarks, simply do this:

  1. Open an Impress or Draw document.
  2. (optional) Rename the pages.
  3. Click File > Export PDF.
  4. Check the box Export Bookmarks in the General tab.
  5. Click the Export button.
    OpenOffice.org 2.4 PDF export options dialog

The page names will appear as bookmarks in your PDF viewer.

Bookmarks shown in Acrobat Reader and created in OpenOffice.org Impress 2.4

Bookmarks from Writer

OpenOffice.org has had the ability since a while before version 2.4 to export bookmarks from Writer. Simply apply a heading style to your headings. Then, these headings will be bookmarks in the PDF. (Don't forget to check the check the box Export Bookmarks like above.)

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