Working with links
Last updated 4/30/2011
If you want to replace an existing page on your website with the contents of a file saved on you computer, see “Replace
a file on your website” on page 219.
You can use the Insert Link dialog box to insert a link to a file on your computer, or you can drag the file to your page
(see “Insert a link to a Microsoft Word or Excel document from Microsoft Office (Windows only)” on page 105).
Note: If the file you want to link to is already saved on your web server—and not your computer—see “Link to a page on
your website or on another website” on page 190.
1 In your draft, do one of the following to indicate where you want the link to appear:
• Place the insertion point in the draft.
• Select text in the draft.
• Select an image in the draft.
2 Do one of the following to open the Insert Link dialog box:
• Click the Link button in the toolbar, and then select File on My Computer.
• Select Insert > Link > File on My Computer.
• Right-click (Windows) or Control-click (Mac OS), and then select Insert Link.
3 Click the File on My Computer button (Windows) or File button (Mac OS) at the top of the dialog box, if it is not
4 Complete the dialog box.
For more information, see “Completing the File on My Computer section of the Insert Link dialog box” on
5 Click OK.
Contribute copies the file to create a page on your website. A link to the new page appears in your draft.
Note: To edit content to the linked page after you publish, see “Edit web pages in an external application” on pag e71.
Changes you make to the original file do not appear on your website.
More Help topics
“Link to a draft or a recently published page on your website” on page 187
“Link to a new page” on page 188
“Link to a page on your website or on another website” on page 190
“Link to an e-mail address” on page 191
Link to Adobe Acrobat Connect content, training, and meetings
If you are a Acrobat® Connect™ customer, you can link to Acrobat Connect content, training, and meetings on a web
Acrobat Connect is a communication program with the following components: Acrobat Connect Live, Acrobat
Connect Presentation, Acrobat Connect Training, and Acrobat Connect Manager—a web application that is your
access and control point for the other three components.
In Acrobat Connect Manager, content (which includes any files used in training, meetings, and so on), training, and
meetings are organized in folders called libraries. Contribute provides an easy way for you to access and link to items
in your Acrobat Connect Manager libraries.