Adding PDF documents

Expression Studio 4.0

You can insert Adobe Reader PDF documents into a web page in Microsoft Expression Web by using either the Toolbox panel or the Insert menu.

You can also insert these and other types of media by typing code in the Code view of the web page.

For information about the current web standards for adding media files to web pages, see the W3C specification for Objects, Images, and Applets Gg721758.xtlink_newWindow(en-us,Expression.40).png.

To add a PDF document

Make sure any PDF files you want to display are in the website folder.

  1. In your web page, in Design view or Code view, do one of the following:

  2. In either the Common or the Standard toolbar, click Insert Hyperlink Gg721758.0a875556-ac1e-447b-b861-3f7313389373(en-us,Expression.40).png.

  3. In the Insert Hyperlink or the Edit Hyperlink dialog box, do the following:

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    Text to display

    If text is formatted as a hyperlink and you want to change the selected text, type the text you want.


    To display a message in a floating box when a user's pointer is over the hyperlink, click ScreenTip. In the Set Hyperlink ScreenTip dialog box, in the ScreenTip text box, type the text you want to display, and click OK.

    Existing File or Web Page

    To link to a PDF on a web page, select Existing File or Web Page and then do the following:

    In the Address box, specify the web page or, to locate the page, do one of the following:

    • To link to PDF files in your site, select Current Folder, and then, in the Look in box, specify the folder the PDF file is in.

    • To browse through the pages and files you've recently visited in Windows Internet Explorer, either select Browsed Pages or select an item from the Address drop-down menu.

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