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From Gilad Denneboom <gilad.denneb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: How to make the PDF document open with the Navigation Pane open?
Date Thu, 29 Oct 2015 12:59:23 GMT
Another thing one can try is to embed this JS code as a doc-level script:

this.pane="B";

On Thu, Oct 29, 2015 at 4:39 AM, Tilman Hausherr <THausherr@t-online.de>
wrote:

>
> Am 29.10.2015 um 03:07 schrieb Gary Grosso:
>
>> Hi everyone,
>>
>> I very much appreciate Maruan's reply (thanks Maruan), but our customer
>> is suggesting there should be some other way to do this.
>>
>> The reasoning is as follows:
>>
>> Using Acrobat, it is possible to go to File->Properties and then to the
>> Initial View tab; set the Navigation tab value to Bookmarks Panel and Page,
>> and save the file. After which this PDF file opens with the navigation pane
>> open, and the bookmarks displayed.
>>
>> It is possible to view a small PDF file before and after this procedure
>> was performed, at:
>>
>> http://aapro.net/bookmarktest/
>>
>> The end users will be opening PDF files in Internet Explorer, but the
>> experience is basically the same when I open them in Reader.
>>
>> I would be very interested in any insight anyone can provide. While I was
>> able to add bookmarks to a PDF file (with help from this forum), I don't
>> have any tools or expertise for examining the insides of a PDF file, to
>> find out what is different between these two files.
>>
>
> use PDFDebugger:
>
> https://repository.apache.org/content/groups/snapshots/org/apache/pdfbox/pdfbox-debugger/2.0.0-SNAPSHOT/
>
> that helped me find it - in 1.8 use
>
> doc.getDocumentCatalog().setPageMode(PAGE_MODE_USE_OUTLINES);
>
>
> (never heard of that one before, but PDF has a surprise every day)
>
> Tilman
>
>
>
>> Thanks,
>> Gary
>>
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Maruan Sahyoun [mailto:sahyoun@fileaffairs.de]
>> Sent: Wednesday, October 21, 2015 12:33 PM
>> To: users@pdfbox.apache.org
>> Subject: Re: How to make the PDF document open with the Navigation Pane
>> open?
>>
>> Hi,
>>
>> it's not part of the Viewer Preferences so can not be set in the PDF
>> directly. You could inject a JavaScript which is executed when the document
>> opens. As short sample for such JavaScript is available in the examples
>> package for PDFBox 2.0.0 under
>> org.apache.pdfbox.examples.interactive.form.UpdateFieldOnDocumentOpen.
>>
>> The issue with executing menu items is that this is a restricted function
>> so it might be available if the PDF is not certified. Lookup the function
>> execMenuItem in the Acrobat SDK JavaScript Reference.
>>
>> BR
>> Maruan
>>
>>
>>
>> Am 21.10.2015 um 18:17 schrieb Gary Grosso <gary.grosso@oberontech.com>:
>>>
>>> I am looking for a way to say in a PDF document that it should open with
>>> the Navigation Pane open. Not sure if this is even possible; it may
>>> strictly be a user preference.
>>>
>>> Thanks,
>>> Gary Grosso
>>>
>>>
>>>
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