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I have a client wanting a calendar to monitor how often a link is activated in a PDF. When another person opens the PDF, the calendar shows how many times it has been accessed and a certain link used... probably too much to expect from a PDF?

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Steven Zakulec

Probably the easiest way to do this is to make sure the link points to somewhere you can run analytics on- rather than trying to build something in the PDF to track usage (which is possible, but I can't really help you with that), have the URL point to somewhere you can grab usage numbers from.  As a very simple example, you could use a link shortener like bit.ly- you'd make a shortened link, and put that in the PDF.  Then when someone clicks on the link, you'll be able to know by checking your account or the shortened link.

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Thanks Steven, just makes it clear it's way above my pay grade lol.. I am a simple PDF creator and user, I mostly build websites hand coded and this was just a random enquiry for help with their PDF.

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