A bookmark helps organize and navigate through a PDF document. It allows you to quickly locate specific sections of a document without having to scroll through all content. In this article by SwifDoo PDF, we will give you a comprehensive introduction to PDF bookmark.Let’s get started!
What Is PDF Bookmark
In the digital world, a bookmark is a Uniform Resource Identifier (URI) stored for later retrieval. It is typically employed to save web pages that a user wants to return to later without having to remember or type in the full URL.
A PDF bookmark is a navigational tool that enables you to quickly jump to a specific section of a PDF document. Similar to a table of contents in a book, it lists the headings or sections of a document. This makes it easier to locate specific information in large files.
How to Create a Bookmark in PDF
SwifDoo PDF is one of the best PDF editors that empowers you to create bookmarks as you edit or view a PDF document.
To create a PDF bookmark in this feature-rich software, navigate to the section you want to bookmark, hit the bookmark icon on the sidebar, and click the plus icon. You will then be required to name the bookmark.
It’s suggestive to give your bookmarks descriptive names that reflect the content of the section you are bookmarking, making it easier to navigate through the document later.
After naming the PDF bookmark, it will be presented on the bookmarks panel. You can click on it to jump to the corresponding section of the document.
Another quick method is using the “Ctrl + B” shortcut key after you locate the content.
How to Edit a PDF Bookmark
After you add PDF bookmarks in SwifDoo PDF, you can apply a hierarchical structure to identify main and subsidiary topics. Simply right-click a bookmark on the left panel, hover over Move Bookmark, and select “Outdent” or “Indent”. By choosing “Move Up” and “Move Down”, you will change the order of the PDF bookmark.
This PDF software also empowers you to change the linked page of a bookmark. To do that, go to the page you want to link to, right-click a PDF bookmark, click “Set Destination”, and hit “OK” in the confirmation window.