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Hyperlinks in pdf file

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132282 Aug 24,2017 08:06 AM UTC Sep 29,2017 10:51 AM UTC Xamarin.Android 5
Tags: PdfViewer
Lauri Mattus
Asked On August 24, 2017 08:06 AM UTC

When I click on link inside pdf (using smartphone) nothing happens. Do I need to enable hyperlinks somehow?

Sathish Sivakumar [Syncfusion]
Replied On August 25, 2017 04:47 AM UTC

Hi Lauri,  
Thank you for using Syncfusion Products.  
At present we do not support clicking on the hyperlink navigates to the respective pages in the PDF document. We will consider your requirement while implementing the hyperlink annotation feature in SfPdfViewer in Xamarin platforms. We will implement this feature in any of our upcoming releases.  
Please let us know if you need any other assistance.  

Vaibhav Khanna
Replied On September 21, 2017 07:49 PM UTC


Can you please help me out with a situation where i click on a hyperlink, which is of the type pdfloadedtextwebannotation with a valid url does not go navigating to a webpage in SfPdfViewer in Xamarin.forms ? I am loading a the pdf from local resource and displaying it. Its links work elsewhere but in this view. I checked its annotations and the links are present but its not performing navigation somehow. Please help. Thank you in advance.

Sathish Sivakumar [Syncfusion]
Replied On September 22, 2017 10:48 AM UTC

Hi Vaibhav, 

Still the support for hyperlink navigation is not added in the SfPdfViewer in Xamarin platforms. We have plans to implement this feature and it will be available in any of our upcoming releases. 


Lauri Mattus
Replied On September 28, 2017 02:15 PM UTC

Could you please give some expected date for this feature or quick workaround/hack code. Need to make decision whether or not to use the component.

Kathiravan Elangovan [Syncfusion]
Replied On September 29, 2017 10:51 AM UTC

Hi Vaibhav, 

The support for the feature “Hyperlinks in PDF file” in Sfpdfviewer Xamarin Android will be available in our Vol 4 release, which is expected to be available in the end of October 2017. 

Please kindly let us know if you have any concerns. 

Kathiravan E 


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