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How to make a dropdown menu option navigate to a different page in the PDF

New Here ,
Dec 12, 2022 Dec 12, 2022

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I would like to know to make a dropdown menu option navigate to a different page in the PDF. I am not proficient in JavaScript and I am not even sure if that is what I would need to use. I cannot find anything on it...

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Community Expert , Dec 12, 2022 Dec 12, 2022

You can do it like this ( as validation script of dropdown field):

if(event.value == "Choice1") this.pageNum = 1;
else if(event.value == "Choice2") this.pageNum = 3;

 

Just keep in mind pages starts with 0, so you always need to set one number lower, for example to go to page 5 set it to 4.

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Dec 12, 2022 Dec 12, 2022

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You can do it like this ( as validation script of dropdown field):

if(event.value == "Choice1") this.pageNum = 1;
else if(event.value == "Choice2") this.pageNum = 3;

 

Just keep in mind pages starts with 0, so you always need to set one number lower, for example to go to page 5 set it to 4.

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Feb 26, 2023 Feb 26, 2023

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Hi, I was Trying to achieve the exact same but wasnt able. 

I have about 5 items on my dropdown list. WIll the code be the same the first being "if" and remaining 4 being "else if".

 

I was trying I doesnt seem to work on my end? Do I add the code in validate ? Do i need to add anything in the actions tab? Super Thankful. 

 

Best AR

 

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Can you post the script you tried?

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