PDF documents such as infographics, images or large text files can be added to the publication by linking them to a button or hotspot. This way the information can be part of the publication but still remains in its original format. 

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  • Link a PDF document
  • Embed a PDF document

Link a PDF document

To link to or embed a PDF file, it has to be available in the media library. This way the publication knows where to find the PDF. Drop in an Image element to open the media library and upload your PDF document. 

Once uploaded, select All Media on the left and click on your document. Next, click the direct link icon in the bottom right-hand corner of your screen.

This will bring you to another tab in your browser with the PDF opened and there you will find the CDN link in the URL bar. Copy the URL.

Drop in a Button element in your publication, link it to ‘External URL and paste the CDN URL.

Embed a PDF document

To embed this PDF directly into your publication you can drag and drop an embed element into your page. 

 Select preview and if satisfied click save. 

Note: adding a PDF to your page with the Embed element might have effect on the responsiveness of the page. Check this thoroughly before publishing. 

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