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Cannot access bookmarks in existing PDF

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55721 Feb 2,2007 05:12 PM Feb 24,2009 07:43 AM Windows Forms 2
Tags: PDF
Asked On February 2, 2007 05:12 PM

When you open an existing PDF document, the PDFDocument.Bookmarks property is empty even though there are bookmarks in the document.

This is a bug. Please suggest a work-around.


Dhivya K [Syncfusion]
Replied On February 5, 2007 09:00 AM

Hi Richard,

Currently we do not have support for reading existing bookmarks or add bookmarks to an existing PDF document. We can only create bookmarks using Essential PDF. However, we do have plans for implementing this feature[FR-1326] of reading bookmarks and retaining the bookmarks when merged, in the future.

Could you please let me know the scenario where you need to read the bookmark so that I can provide you an workaround if possible? As suggested in the previous thread, if you want to create bookmarks in an existing document, we have to add the contents to a new document and add bookmarks.

Please let me know if you have any other queries.


Bhuvaneswari P [Syncfusion]
Replied On February 24, 2009 07:43 AM

Hi Richard,

Thank you for your patience.

We are glad to inform you that we have implemented the features reading an existing document, bookmarks and modify the bookmark content.

Please refers to the online documentation link to get more information:

Please let us know if you have any other questions.

Best Regards,


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