Navigating Documents

Navigation Tools

Depending on the document you open, you may have to move forward through multiple pages, see different parts of the page, or change the zoom magnification.

Pan the Document

To pan a document

  1. Open a file in Trimble Connect for Browser's 2D Viewer.

  2. Select the Pan tool from the toolbar.

  3. Pick a point in the document and hold down the left mouse button.

  4. Move the mouse to move the document.

  5. Release the mouse when you want to stop panning the document.

Note: You can also hold down the SPACE BAR on your keyboard to switch to Pan mode and release to return to previous tool.

Navigate Multipage Documents

There are many ways to turn pages in a document. Many people use the buttons on the Page Navigation toolbar, but you can also use arrow keys, scroll bars, and other features to move forward and backward through a multipage PDF.

Navigate with Your Keyboard

To navigate with your keyboard

  1. Open a multi-page document in Trimble Connect for Browser's 2D Viewer.

  2. Open the Page Settings dropdown menu.

  3. Ensure the Page by Page and Single Layout settings are selected.

  4. With the document fit to page, use the Up Arrow and Down Arrow keys to go to the next or previous page.

Note: These shortcuts only work when the document height is fit to the screen.

Using the Navigation Toolbar

The Page Navigation toolbar opens by default. The default toolbar contains frequently used tools: the Show Next Page, Show Previous Page, and Page Number.

To navigate with the toolbar

  1. Open a multi-page document in Trimble Connect for Browser's 2D Viewer.

  2. The page navigation tools will be displayed in the lower right hand corner of the screen.

  3. Use the Next and Previous buttons to navigate pages.

  4. You can also input the desired page number to jump to a particular page in the document.

Navigate through the Pages Panel

Page thumbnails provide miniature previews of document pages. You can use thumbnails in the Pages panel to go to other pages. The active page is highlighted with a blue border.

To jump to another page, click its thumbnail.