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Navigation in JavaScript PDF Viewer control

The ASP.NET Core PDF Viewer supports different internal and external navigations.

Toolbar page navigation option

The default toolbar of PDF Viewer contains the following navigation options

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">

<head>
    <title>Essential JS 2</title>
    <meta charset="utf-8" />
    <meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0, user-scalable=no" />
    <meta name="description" content="Essential JS 2" />
    <meta name="author" content="Syncfusion" />
    <link rel="shortcut icon" href="resources/favicon.ico" />
    <link href="https://maxcdn.bootstrapcdn.com/bootstrap/3.3.7/css/bootstrap.min.css" rel="stylesheet" />

    <!--style reference from app-->
    <link href="/styles/styles.css" rel="stylesheet" />

    <!--system js reference and configuration-->
    <script src="node_modules/systemjs/dist/system.src.js" type="text/javascript"></script>
    <script src="system.config.js" type="text/javascript"></script>
</head>

<body>
    <!--Element which will render as PdfViewer -->
    <div id="PdfViewer"></div>
</body>

</html>

You can enable/disable page navigation option in PDF Viewer using the following code snippet.,

import { PdfViewer, Toolbar, Magnification, Navigation, LinkAnnotation,ThumbnailView,BookmarkView, TextSelection} from '@syncfusion/ej2-pdfviewer';

PdfViewer.Inject(Toolbar,Magnification,Navigation, LinkAnnotation,ThumbnailView,BookmarkView, TextSelection);

let pdfviewer: PdfViewer = new PdfViewer({enableNavigation: true, documentPath:'PDF_Succinctly.pdf'});
pdfviewer.serviceUrl = 'https://ej2services.syncfusion.com/production/web-services/api/pdfviewer';
pdfviewer.appendTo('#PdfViewer');

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Bookmark navigation

The Bookmarks saved in PDF files are loaded and made ready for easy navigation. You can enable/disable bookmark navigation by using the following code snippet.,

import { PdfViewer, Toolbar, Magnification, Navigation, LinkAnnotation, Annotation, ThumbnailView,BookmarkView, TextSelection} from '@syncfusion/ej2-pdfviewer';

PdfViewer.Inject(Toolbar,Magnification,Navigation, Annotation, LinkAnnotation,ThumbnailView,BookmarkView, TextSelection);

let pdfviewer: PdfViewer = new PdfViewer({enableBookmark: true, documentPath:'PDF_Succinctly.pdf'});
pdfviewer.serviceUrl = 'https://ej2services.syncfusion.com/production/web-services/api/pdfviewer';
pdfviewer.appendTo('#PdfViewer');

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Thumbnail navigation

Thumbnails is the miniature representation of actual pages in PDF files. This feature displays thumbnails of the pages and allows navigation. You can enable/disable thumbnail navigation by using the following code snippet.,

import { PdfViewer, Toolbar, Magnification, Navigation, Annotation, LinkAnnotation,ThumbnailView,BookmarkView, TextSelection} from '@syncfusion/ej2-pdfviewer';

PdfViewer.Inject(Toolbar,Magnification,Navigation, Annotation, LinkAnnotation,ThumbnailView,BookmarkView, TextSelection);

let pdfviewer: PdfViewer = new PdfViewer({enableThumbnail: true, documentPath:'PDF_Succinctly.pdf'});
pdfviewer.serviceUrl = 'https://ej2services.syncfusion.com/production/web-services/api/pdfviewer';
pdfviewer.appendTo('#PdfViewer');

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Hyperlink navigation features enables navigation to the URLs (website links) in a PDF file.

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Table of content navigation

Table of contents navigation allows users to navigate to different parts of a PDF file that are listed in the table of contents section.

You can enable/disable link navigation by using the following code snippet.,

import { PdfViewer, Toolbar, Magnification, Navigation, Annotation, LinkAnnotation,ThumbnailView,BookmarkView, TextSelection} from '@syncfusion/ej2-pdfviewer';

PdfViewer.Inject(Toolbar,Magnification,Navigation, Annotation, LinkAnnotation,ThumbnailView,BookmarkView, TextSelection);

let pdfviewer: PdfViewer = new PdfViewer({enableHyperlink: true, documentPath:'PDF_Succinctly.pdf'});
pdfviewer.serviceUrl = 'https://ej2services.syncfusion.com/production/web-services/api/pdfviewer';
pdfviewer.appendTo('#PdfViewer');

You can change the open state of the hyperlink in the PDF Viewer by using the following code snippet,

import { PdfViewer, Toolbar, Magnification, Navigation, Annotation, LinkAnnotation,ThumbnailView,BookmarkView, TextSelection} from '@syncfusion/ej2-pdfviewer';

PdfViewer.Inject(Toolbar,Magnification,Navigation, Annotation, LinkAnnotation,ThumbnailView,BookmarkView, TextSelection);

let pdfviewer: PdfViewer = new PdfViewer({enableHyperlink: true, documentPath:'PDF_Succinctly.pdf', hyperlinkOpenState:'NewTab'});
pdfviewer.serviceUrl = 'https://ej2services.syncfusion.com/production/web-services/api/pdfviewer';
pdfviewer.appendTo('#PdfViewer');

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