[thelist] make PDFs open at 100%

Jason Handby jason.handby at corestar.co.uk
Wed Aug 26 02:48:01 CDT 2009

> You can specify a lot of the display attributes in the hash of the URL
> used
> to open the PDF document.
> For example, this link inside an HTML page might do what you want:
> [URLPathToThePDFDocument]/ThePDFDocument.pdf#zoom=100
> ...where the key piece is the URL hash "#zoom=100", meaning you want
> the
> document to be scaled to 100%.
> Another option might be the hash "#page=1&view=fitH", meaning start
> display on page 1 of the document, and scale the document to fit the
> horizontal width of its container.
> I've not tried this using PDF viewers other than Adobe Acrobat.
> Adobe's "PDF Open Parameters" documentation for Acrobat 7 (downlevel,
> know) is at:
> .pdf

This is a much better idea. I wish my google skills had enabled me to
find it before posting :-)  Thanks Steve, these look very useful.


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