Linking to a file


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Linking to a file

One of the most common questions I'm asked in regards to creating links is, how do I create a link to a PDF file, or some other type of file? It's really not that different from linking to a web page. When you're creating links, you're not limited to just linking to another web page. You can actually link directly to a PDF files, images, videos, and tons of other types of files. As a general rule, if it's a file that can be displayed in a web browser, you can link to it. Even if it's a file that can't be displayed on a web browser, you can usually still provide a link so, your visitors can download that file. So, for an example let's take a look at how to link to a PDF file.

You're probably familiar with PDF documents. PDF is Adobe's Portable Document Format, which allows you to distribute documents, and maintain their exact look and feel. And PDF documents can be opened by all Macs, and any Windows machine that has the free Adobe {italic}Reader{plain} i...

Linking to a file
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Linking to a file provides you with in-depth training on Web. Taught by Garrick Chow as part of the Dreamweaver CS3 Essential Training

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Web
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