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From the author of Final Coolness 1: Email Links

Final Coolness 1: Email Links

It’s pretty common for web pages to have a link that lets the reader send an email to the company for complements, complaints, and customer support.

A PDF web link can do this same thing; you create an “email link” just as you create a web link, but you type an email address into the Edit URL dialog box rather than a web page’s URL; the email address must be preceded by the keyword “mailto:” (including the colon), as in Figure 14. When the readers click on this link, Acrobat launches their email clients and opens a new email message with the destination address already filled in (Figure 15).

Figure 14 To make an email link, just enter into the Edit URL dialog box.

Figure 15 An email link opens the reader’s email browser with a new, pre-addressed email message.

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