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

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

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

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.