How do I set InDesign hyperlinks to open a new tab in browser

Community Beginner ,
Mar 11, 2021 Mar 11, 2021

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Hi

 

I am trying to work out how to set InDesign hyperlinks to open a new tab in a browser. It is not convenient for me to recreate or edit the links in Acrobat as we have alot of links within documents, so I am looking for an InDesign solution.

 

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Daniel

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Adobe Employee , Mar 11, 2021 Mar 11, 2021
Hi Daniel,    I am afraid, InDesign doesn't have this option right now. Please share this as a feature request here ( https://indesign.uservoice.com/ ). This forum is directly monitored by our developers, they might look into implementing it in future releases.   Regards, Srishti

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Adobe Employee ,
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Hi Daniel, 

 

I am afraid, InDesign doesn't have this option right now. Please share this as a feature request here ( https://indesign.uservoice.com/ ).

This forum is directly monitored by our developers, they might look into implementing it in future releases.

 

Regards,

Srishti

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Community Beginner ,
Mar 12, 2021 Mar 12, 2021

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Hi Srishti

 

Thanks for the feedback, I have added the request to the forum as suggested. Hopefully this is something that can be incorporated quickly as it seems like a simple feature that would benefit alot of people. As it stands I have to use an ugly flipbook software method which seems a bit dated but does allow this feature as standard.

 

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Danel

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Adobe Community Professional ,
Mar 12, 2021 Mar 12, 2021

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Give link to your request on uservoice here. And somebody who likes your idea will add "plus" if knows where your post.  

Remember, never say you can't do something in InDesign, it's always just a question of finding the right workaround to get the job done. © David Blatner

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Adobe Community Professional ,
Mar 12, 2021 Mar 12, 2021

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Add target="_blank" in Indesign hyperlink

 

 

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Scratch that - I was thinking of something else - apologies.

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That's fine, I tried it just in case it worked.

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