This can be controlled when creating a pdf or later by going to File/Properties/Initial View/ Set the Magnification level to 100%. Annetta -----Original Message----- From: thelist-bounces at lists.evolt.org [mailto:thelist-bounces at lists.evolt.org] On Behalf Of Jason Handby Sent: Wednesday, August 26, 2009 3:48 AM To: thelist at lists.evolt.org Subject: Re: [thelist] make PDFs open at 100% > 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 the > 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, I > know) is at: > http://partners.adobe.com/public/developer/en/acrobat/PDFOpenParameters > .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. Jason -- * * Please support the community that supports you. * * http://evolt.org/help_support_evolt/ For unsubscribe and other options, including the Tip Harvester and archives of thelist go to: http://lists.evolt.org Workers of the Web, evolt !