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Use split-window view
You can view a PDF with the document pane divided into two panes (Split command) or four panes (Spreadsheet
With Split view, you can scroll, change the magnification level, or turn to a different page in the active pane without
affecting the other pane.
The Spreadsheet Split view is useful if you want to keep column headings and row labels visible while scrolling
through a large spreadsheet or table. In this mode, changing the magnification in one pane changes the magnifi
cation in all panes. Also, scrolling is coordinated between the panes: scrolling a pane horizontally also scrolls the
pane above or below it; scrolling vertically also scrolls the pane to the left or right of that pane.
1 Start creating the type of split view you want:
• To split the view into two panes, choose Window > Split, or drag the gray box above the vertical scroll bar.
• To split the view into four panes with synchronized scrolling and zoom levels, choose Window > Spreadsheet Split.
2 Drag the splitter bars up, down, left, or right to resize the panes, as needed.
3 Adjust the zoom level, as needed:
• In Split view, click a pane to make it active, and change the zoom level for that pane only.
• In Spreadsheet Split view, adjust the zoom level to change the displays in all four panes.
4 Scroll, as needed:
• In Split view, click a pane to make it active, and scroll to change that pane only.
• In Spreadsheet Split view, click a pane, and scroll vertically to change the views in the active pane and the pane
beside it. Scroll horizontally to change the views in the active pane and the pane above or below it.
5 To restore single-pane view, choose Window > Remove Split.
View a document in multiple windows
You can create multiple windows for the same document using the New Window command. New windows have the
same size, magnification, and layout as the original window and open at the same page and on top of the original
window. When you open a new window, Acrobat adds the suffix 1 to the original filename and assigns the suffix 2
to the new window. You can open multiple windows with the suffix incrementing with each new window. Closing a
window causes the remaining open windows to be renumbered sequentially; that is, if you have five windows open
and you close the third window that you opened, the windows are renumbered with the suffixes 1 to 4.
This feature is not available when PDFs are viewed in a browser.
Open a new window
Select Window > New Window.
Close a window
Click the close box in the window. You are prompted to save any changes. Closing a window does not close a
document if more than one window is open.
Close all windows for a document
Choose File > Close. You are prompted to save any changes before each window is closed.