You can perform find and replace operations on the content of hyperlinks in the current document. This can be useful for changing the web address of hyperlinks. For example http://support.acme.com could be changed to an email link mailto://firstname.lastname@example.org
You can also perform hyperlink replacement across files - see “Find & replace in files” on page 129.
- Choose Edit->Find & Replace->Hyperlinks...
- Enter the search text in the Find: edit box.
For example, entering http: into would match all web-based hyperlinks if Whole Words is un-checked.
- If doing a replacement (rather than just a find), enter the replacement text in to the Replace: box.
- Click on the all pages in current document hyperlink shown below to restrict the operation to a page-range.
- Click on Whole words if you need to match complete words and not fragments. If not ticked, http:// will match http://iceni.com as well as http://TransPDF
- Click on Match Case if you want capitalisation to be taken in to account.
- Press Find Next to highlight the next occurrence of the hyperlink matching the Find: text.
- Click Find All to list all occurrences of hyperlinks matching the Find: text.
- Double-click on an entry to view that hyperlink in the document.
If you are searching through a portfolio, the third column in the results table will show the name of the document within the portfolio in which the hyperlink was found.
- Each time you hit Replace Infix will show and select the hyperlink to be replaced. If you agree, pressing Replace will do the replacement and move to the next occurrence.
- Pressing Replace All will do all the replacements throughout the page range you chose.
- The replace operation does not affect the pages in a PDF or the way a hyperlink looks. It only affects the internal data used to store the address of the hyperlink.