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Hyperlink option missing in Export Interactive PDF

Community Beginner ,
Oct 08, 2018

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What happened to the include Hyperlink option in the Export Interactive PDF dialog box?
After I export the pdf (not publishing online), the hover works, but the links don't work.
I am on an iMac. Running Mohave
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Hi Kloy53:

The option to include hyperlinks is part of the Export to PDF (Print) dialog box. They are included in the Export to PDF (Interactive) automatically, which is why you can't find the checkbox in your screen shot.

If you are using Acrobat or Reader, note that InDesign's online help file agrees with Bob^^:

If a URL hyperlink isn’t working in the exported PDF, there may be a problem with the hyperlink being a “Shared Destination”. Deselect the Shared Hyperlink Destination checkbox, and then click OK.

~Barb

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Hyperlink option missing in Export Interactive PDF

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Oct 08, 2018

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What happened to the include Hyperlink option in the Export Interactive PDF dialog box?
After I export the pdf (not publishing online), the hover works, but the links don't work.
I am on an iMac. Running Mohave
See attached screenshot

Screen Shot 2018-10-08 at 10.31.53 AM.png

Hi Kloy53:

The option to include hyperlinks is part of the Export to PDF (Print) dialog box. They are included in the Export to PDF (Interactive) automatically, which is why you can't find the checkbox in your screen shot.

If you are using Acrobat or Reader, note that InDesign's online help file agrees with Bob^^:

If a URL hyperlink isn’t working in the exported PDF, there may be a problem with the hyperlink being a “Shared Destination”. Deselect the Shared Hyperlink Destination checkbox, and then click OK.

~Barb

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Oct 08, 2018

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Don't work where? Beyond Acrobat and Acrobat Reader interactive PDF is a crapshoot. If that's what you're using do not use shared hyperlinks.

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Oct 08, 2018

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Hi Kloy53:

The option to include hyperlinks is part of the Export to PDF (Print) dialog box. They are included in the Export to PDF (Interactive) automatically, which is why you can't find the checkbox in your screen shot.

If you are using Acrobat or Reader, note that InDesign's online help file agrees with Bob^^:

If a URL hyperlink isn’t working in the exported PDF, there may be a problem with the hyperlink being a “Shared Destination”. Deselect the Shared Hyperlink Destination checkbox, and then click OK.

~Barb

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Barb, where is the 'Shared Hyperlink Destination' checkbox as I have the same issue, the client has given me a shared destination link... I cannot make it work!! Actually pulling my hair out :0

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