A New Point of View for PDFs

by Community Manager ‎02-18-2014 05:14 PM - edited ‎02-19-2014 03:58 PM (392 Views)

If you’re accustomed to the semi-tedious task of scrolling down a PDF from your default Safari browser, I’d like to introduce you to a new point of view!  In our latest iOS release (v3.5), you can now open large PDF files from your iPhone or iPad and switch between thumbnails and full-page views to jump around the document. 


Say you're comparing costs for an upcoming cruise (is it too early to start thinking about spring break?) You're surfing the net on your iPad and come across your dream vacation--a trip through the Greek Isles. You begin comparing travel brochures, but tap this new "Open in Hightal" button appearing in the upper righthand corner:




This launches the Hightail app. You upload the PDF into your Travel folder for later reference, and then tap the icon in the top right corner, and notice there are several pages of the PDF. With the new PDF landscape, you can eyeball the pages of the brochure, and tap on an individual page to access the content on that page.

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The app also supports hyperlinks and modern layouts, so you're not being redirected through Safari. If you click on an embedded media link, it will open right inside the PDF.


Now launch the app, log in and enjoy :smileyhappy:


Read more about our v3.5 release in our blog post.

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