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Click Thumbnails (or press Ctrl+T) to show/hide the Thumbnails pane:
Figure 1. View Tab, Panes Dropdown Menu, Bookmarks
The Thumbnails pane appears as below:
Figure 2. Thumbnails Pane
Thumbnails are a convenient method to view, manage and edit document pages. A smaller representation of document pages is displayed in the Thumbnails pane.
•The orange rectangle represents the current page view.
•Click on pages/page locations in the thumbnails pane to move to those locations in the active document.
•Click and drag thumbnail pages to reorder them in the active document.
•Press and hold Ctrl to select multiple pages for group-editing.
•Press Ctrl+A to select all pages in the Thumbnails pane.
•The Thumbnails pane can be used to create page ranges. Click the first page of the desired range, then press and hold Shift and click the final page of the desired range.
•The Thumbnails pane can also be used to copy pages between open documents. Select the desired pages, then right-click and select Copy in the submenu. Move to the desired location in the Thumbnails pane of the destination document, then right-click and select Paste to complete the operation.
•It is possible to paste text, (*.rtf) files and images as new document pages via the Thumbnails pane.
Use the icons in the Thumbnails pane to perform the following operations:
Click Zoom In to zoom in on thumbnails.
Click Zoom Out to zoom out from thumbnails.
Click Rotate Pages CCW 90° to rotate selected pages ninety degrees counterclockwise.
Click Rotate Pages CW 90° to rotate selected pages ninety degrees clockwise.
Click Print to print documents.
Click Delete to delete selected pages.
Click Properties to view the properties of selected pages. The Page Properties pane will open:
Figure 3. Page Properties Pane
•The Number property displays the physical page number of document pages.
•The Label property displays the logical page number of document pages. The Number Pages feature can be used to edit this property.
•The Width and Height properties display the physical size of document pages. The Resize Pages feature can be used to adjust the size of document pages.
•The Rotation property displays the current page rotation. Click the property and then use the dropdown menu to adjust the page rotation as desired.
•The Tab Order property displays the designated tab order of pages. This property determines the method used to scroll through page items such as comments, form fields and images. Click the property and select an option from the dropdown menu as desired.
Click Options, or right-click thumbnails, for thumbnail options:
Figure 4. Thumbnails Options
•Click Cut, Copy, Paste or Delete to perform these actions on selected thumbnails.
•Click Select to select a subset of pages in the Thumbnails pane, then select the desired option in the shortcut menu:
•Click Select All to select all pages.
•Click Pages with Comments to select all pages that contain comments.
•Click Pages with Links to select all pages that contain links.
•Click Pages with Form Fields to select all pages that contain form fields.
•Click Pages with Bookmarks to select all pages that contain bookmarks.
•Click Pages with Text to select all pages that contain text.
•Click Pages with Images to select all pages that contain images.
•Click Pages with Path Items to select all pages that contain path items.
•Click Pages with Search Results to select all pages that contain search results returned via the Search feature.
•Click Pages with... to select all pages that contain a combination of the options detailed in the Select dropdown menu. The Select Pages With dialog box will open. Select the boxes of the desired items and then click OK to select the corresponding pages.
•Click Empty Pages to select all empty pages.
•Click Invert Selection to invert the current selection of pages in the Thumbnails pane.
•Click Insert Pages to insert pages at the selected location in the Thumbnails pane, as detailed here.
•Click Extract Pages to copy and save selected pages, as detailed here.
•Click Replace Pages to replace selected pages, as detailed here.
•Click Delete Pages to delete selected pages, as detailed here.
•Click Crop Pages to crop selected pages, as detailed here.
•Click Remove Cropped Content to remove cropped content from documents. This feature is intended for use in conjunction with the Crop Pages feature. Cropping pages reduces the visible page area, but cropped content remains available (and takes up memory) unless this option is also used.
•Click Rotate Pages to view the Rotate Pages options, which are explained here.
•Click More for Pages to view/select further options for pages:
•Click Duplicate Pages to duplicate pages.
•Click Resize Pages to resize pages.
•Click Split Pages to split pages.
•Click Merge Pages to merge pages
•Click Swap Pages to swap the location of two pages.
•Click Move Pages to move the location of pages.
•Click Page Transitions to change the manner in which documents browse between pages in fullscreen mode.
•Click Number Pages to number document pages and create number ranges.
•Click Print to print documents, as detailed here.
•Click New Stamp from Selection to create a new stamp from selected thumbnails, as detailed here.
•Click New Document from Selection to create a new document from selected thumbnails.
•Click Export to view export options:
•Click Export to Image(s) to convert selected thumbnails into images. The Export to Image(s) dialog box will open. See here for further information.
•Click Export selection to Microsoft Word Document to convert and save selected thumbnails in (*.docx) format.
•Click Export selection to Microsoft Excel to convert and save selected thumbnails in (*.xlsx) format.
•Click Export selection to Microsoft Powerpoint Presentation to convert and save selected thumbnails in (*.pptx) format.
•Click Zoom In to zoom in on the thumbnails pane.
•Click Zoom Out to zoom out from the thumbnails pane.
•Highlight Visible Area is selected by default. This means the area of the document currently visible in the main window is highlighted in the corresponding page of the Thumbnails pane. Disable this option to remove the highlight box.
•Interactive Highlighted Area is selected by default. This means it is possible to click and drag the Highlight Visible Area detailed above to adjust the page view in the main window. Click and drag the icon to adjust the page view.
•Click Show Info Bar to show/hide the information bar at the bottom of the Thumbnails pane.
•Click Properties to launch the Properties pane for selected pages. This pane is detailed beneath (figure 3) above.