Old Dogs and New Tricks? A Key, Keyboard Command
This might very well be my shortest blog post ever. It’s also a chance to admit that I don’t know as much about Acrobat as I thought I did.
On my blog, I answer a lot of questions about how to put various navigation tools in the toolbar. I always advise putting the Previous View and Next View buttons on the toolbar. Right click on the toolbar, choose the Page Navigation section and add the buttons you want.
The Previous View and Next View buttons allow you to easily switch between pages you have visited in the PDF. They operate a lot like the Back and Forward buttons in a browser.
For example, let’s say you look at the something on page 9 of an eBrief and then click a link that goes to an exhibit on page 36.
Using the Previous View button, you can quickly jump back to page 9. Just press the Next View button to hop back out to page 36,
What? They cited that?
Doh! I can’t believe I didn’t know . . .
There is a keyboard command for both Previous View and Next View. Objectively, I suppose I knew they existed, but I’d never tried them:
I find I’m using these keyboard commands all the time now. So, maybe you can teach an old dog a new trick.