How to backlink to ToC on a PDF created from InDesign?

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Feb 17, 2021 Feb 17, 2021

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I have an interactive PDF with ToC so the reader can click on the title and go to it. But, they can't come back unless they scroll back. How can I create a hyperlink or button on each page or at each title that takes them back to ToC?  The PDF is created from InDesign so I need to be able to do this in InDesign. Thanks.

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Adobe Community Professional , Feb 18, 2021 Feb 18, 2021
option 1) surely you could automate with scripts but someone should do it for you (sometimes they are free and sometimes not).   option 2) - on one page of your Indesign file create hyperlink destination to TOC page. - cut and paste on master pages (left and right)

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Feb 18, 2021 Feb 18, 2021

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you could do it, for example, using hyperlinks to the Toc page.

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Feb 18, 2021 Feb 18, 2021

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Thanks - the PDF has 782 pages - how do I automate it??  On a PDF I can do it by creating a button and replicating it across all pages.  But I want to do this in InDesign.

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option 1)

surely you could automate with scripts but someone should do it for you (sometimes they are free and sometimes not).

 

option 2)

- on one page of your Indesign file create hyperlink destination to TOC page.

- cut and paste on master pages (left and right)

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Wow Vladan - that worked like a charm!  Thanks!!  I now just have to figure out how to make everything look nice.  Thanks again.

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