Flipping PDF Reader Tutorial
Learn how to use Flipping PDF Reader

Flipping PDF Reader is the free desktop application for comfortable viewing and printing PDF documents with flipping book effect.

Windows System Requirements

Flipping PDF Reader runs successfully on the following systems. If your computer does not meet these requirements, you may not be able to use our PDF Reader.

- Windows 7
- Windows XP
- Windows Vista
- Windows Server 2003

Install

- Download the latest version of PDF Reader for free.
- Double-click the "FlippingPDFreader_setup.exe" file, and you will see the Install Wizard pop up. Click Next button to continue.



- Select destination location for installation. Click Next button to continue.



- Confirm and click Install button to continue.



- Click Finish button.



Opening PDF Documents

START WITH BOOKSHELF

When you start PDF Reader, a bookshelf opens by default. Opening a PDF file (File -> Open) will automatically add small pdf thumbnail to the bookshelf. Then you can instantly access your favourite pdf's instead of searching them each time.

To go back in bookshelf from PDF view mode, do one of the following:

1. Click the "Go To Bookshelf" button on the Navigation pane.



2. Choose Navigation -> Back to bookshelf.



3. Put the cursor in the Document Pane, press the Esc on the keyboard.


   OPEN IN THE READER

Choose File -> Open. In the Open dialog box, select the file name, and click Open. PDF documents are usually identified with .pdf extension.



   OPEN ON THE DESKTOP

1. Double click on the PDF document shortcut.
2. Right click on the PDF document shortcut -> Open with ... -> Choose "Flipping PDF Reader" -> Click OK button.

Navigating with table of contents

Table of contents displays the list of bookmarks links that the document contains. It is a visual table of contents that represents the chapters, main headings, and other organizational elements in a document.

To navigate with page thumbnails, do one of the following:

1. Choose View -> Show Contents.



2. Click the "Table of contents" button on the Navigation pane.



To jump to a topic, click the button in the table of contents (accordion menu).

Navigating with page thumbnail

Page thumbnails are reduced-size versions of PDF pages. It provides miniature previews of document pages and makes it easier to view them. The blue box around the page thumbnail indicates which page is appears.

To show table of contents, do one of the following:

1. Choose View -> Show page thumbnails.



2. Click the "Thumbnails" button on the Navigation pane.



To jump to another page, click its thumbnail.

Navigating with bookmark

You can add bookmarks on the any pages with small thumbnail and description. For each pdf document, bookmarks are different and they are stored in the system for access at any time. Then if you want you can delete any bookmark.

To show bookmarks, do one of the following:

1. Choose View -> Show bookmarks.



2. Click the "Bookmarks" button on the Navigation pane.



To jump to bookmarked page, click its bookmark.

Going to a specific page

GOING TO THE NEXT OR PREVIOUS PAGE

Do one of the following:

1. Move mouse pointer to the page corner then press and drag the page. Just flip the page.



2. Click the "Previous" or "Next" buttons on the pdf document pane.



3. Click the "left" or "right" buttons on the both sides of the book.



4. Choose Navigation -> Previous page / Next page.



5. Put the cursor in the Document Pane, move the mouse wheel up and down to going to the previous or next page.
6. Put the cursor in the Document Pane, press the left or right arrows, space on the keyboard.


GOING TO THE FIRST OR LAST PAGE

Do one of the following:

1. Choose Navigation -> First page / Last page.
2. Put the cursor in the Document Pane, press the Home and End keys on the keyboard.


GOING TO A SPECIFIC PAGE

Do one of the following:

1. Choose Search -> Go to page.



2. Put the cursor in the Document Pane, press the Control+G keys on the keyboard.
3. Input or select the specific page number on the Current Page Number Box on the header panel, and press Enter.



Navigating with links

Links take you to another location in the current document, or to locations in other documents or websites. Clicking a link on PDF documents is just the same as in other applications. You can follow a link by doing the following:

1. Position the pointer over the link until the pointer changes to the hand with a pointing finger.

Finding text in the PDF

Flipping PDF Reader provides handy tools to find text.

To find text you are looking for, follow the steps below:

1. Choose Search -> Find in book... or



2. Click the "Search" button on the PDF document pane... or



3. Put the cursor in the Document Pane, press the Control+F keys on the keyboard.
4. Type the text in the Search for ... field.



5. Press the Find Next button , Find Previous button , or Enter. PDF Reader jumps to the first instance of the search term, which appears highlighted.
6. Press Enter repeatedly or Search -> Find Next, or Find Next shortcut key F3 to continue searching the next instances of the search term.
7. Press Search -> Find Previous, or Find Previous shortcut key F2 to search backward the previous instances of the search term.

Changing the magnification level of a page

Do one of the following procedures:

1. Click on the page.
2. Choose Navigation -> Zoom In/Out.



3. Put the cursor in the Document Pane, press the Enter key on the keyboard.
4. Click the Zoom Out button or the Zoom In button on the Document Pane.



In the zoom mode you can use arrows keys and mouse to scroll a page.

Printing

Printing is a process for reproducing text and images. When you have finished reading a helpful article or designing a PDF form, you may need to send it to an inkjet or laser printer and print it out.

How to print a PDF document?

1. Make sure you have installed the printer successfully.
2. Click the Print button on document pane,



or choose Print from the File menu.



3. Specify the page range (left page, right page, both pages or all pages) in the pop up window.



4. Specify the printer or plotter, number of copies, and other options.
5. Click to Print.

Keyboard Shortcuts


Back to bookshelf - Esc key.

Next page - Right arrow or Space key.
Previous page - Left arrow key.
First page - Home key.
Last page - End key.

Zoom In/Out - Enter key.

Go to page - Control + G key.

Find in book - Control + F key.
Find next - F3 key.
Find previous - F2 key.