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Navigation in JavaScript (ES5) 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 xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">
<head>
<title>Essential JS 2</title>
<!-- Essential JS 2 fabric theme -->
<link href="{{:CDN_LINK}}ej2-pdfviewer/styles/fabric.css" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css"/>
<!-- Essential JS 2 PDF Viewer's global script -->
<script src="{{:CDN_LINK}}dist/ej2.min.js" type="text/javascript"></script>
</head>
<body>
<!--element which is going to render-->
<div id='container'>
<div id='PdfViewer' style="height:500px;width:100%;">
</div>
</div>
</body>
</html>

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

var pdfviewer = new ej.pdfviewer.PdfViewer({
                    enableNavigation: true,
                    documentPath: "PDF_Succinctly.pdf",
                    serviceUrl: 'https://ej2services.syncfusion.com/production/web-services/api/pdfviewer'
                });
ej.pdfviewer.PdfViewer.Inject(ej.pdfviewer.TextSelection, ej.pdfviewer.TextSearch, ej.pdfviewer.Navigation,ej.pdfviewer.Print);
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.,

var pdfviewer = new ej.pdfviewer.PdfViewer({
                    enableBookmark: true,
                    documentPath: "PDF_Succinctly.pdf",
                    serviceUrl: 'https://ej2services.syncfusion.com/production/web-services/api/pdfviewer'
                });
ej.pdfviewer.PdfViewer.Inject(ej.pdfviewer.TextSelection, ej.pdfviewer.TextSearch, ej.pdfviewer.Navigation,ej.pdfviewer.Print);
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.,

var pdfviewer = new ej.pdfviewer.PdfViewer({
                    enableThumbnail: true,
                    documentPath: "PDF_Succinctly.pdf",
                    serviceUrl: 'https://ej2services.syncfusion.com/production/web-services/api/pdfviewer'
                });
ej.pdfviewer.PdfViewer.Inject(ej.pdfviewer.TextSelection, ej.pdfviewer.TextSearch, ej.pdfviewer.Navigation,ej.pdfviewer.Print);
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.,

var pdfviewer = new ej.pdfviewer.PdfViewer({
                    enableHyperlink: true,
                    documentPath: "PDF_Succinctly.pdf",
                    serviceUrl: 'https://ej2services.syncfusion.com/production/web-services/api/pdfviewer'
                });
ej.pdfviewer.PdfViewer.Inject(ej.pdfviewer.TextSelection, ej.pdfviewer.TextSearch, ej.pdfviewer.Navigation,ej.pdfviewer.Print);
pdfviewer.appendTo('#PdfViewer');

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

var pdfviewer = new ej.pdfviewer.PdfViewer({
                    enableHyperlink: true,
                    documentPath: "PDF_Succinctly.pdf",
                    hyperlinkOpenState:'NewTab',
                    serviceUrl: 'https://ej2services.syncfusion.com/production/web-services/api/pdfviewer'
                });
ej.pdfviewer.PdfViewer.Inject(ej.pdfviewer.TextSelection, ej.pdfviewer.TextSearch, ej.pdfviewer.Navigation,ej.pdfviewer.Print);
pdfviewer.appendTo('#PdfViewer');

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