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by Amber Taus

Introduction

This guide demonstrates how to upload a PDF document and link to it from within the steps of a guide, a reply on Answers, or details in a Wiki.

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    • Click Edit at the top of the guide to enter the Guide editing interface.

    • Click on the Details tab to edit the guide.

    • Scroll down to the bottom of the Details tab page to the Attached Documents section on the left, beneath the Conclusion field.

    • Click on the Add New button on the right-side of the page, beneath the Conclusion field.

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    • The Media Manager will launch. Click on the Add Media button, in the upper-left corner of the page or in the center of the page.

    • Drag & drop the PDF into the drag/drop field, or click on the browse for files link to add the PDF from a file.

    • When the PDF loads, it will appear in the Media Manager. Click on the PDF to add the document to the guide page.

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    • To confirm that the PDF is attached, view it in the Attached Documents section at the bottom of the Details page.

    • To save the changes, click Save in the bottom-right of the page.

    • To view the attached document, click on the View button in the top-right of the site header.

    • Scroll to the bottom of the guide. Beneath the FINISH LINE, the PDF will be listed under Attached Documents.

    • Click on the View button to open the PDF as a final verification.

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    • In the new guide layout, attached files are at the bottom of the guide page, in the Attached Documents section.

    • To open the PDF, click on the PDF link or click View.

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    • Once the PDF is open, you can copy the URL for the PDF.

    • This is the URL that you can use to link to this document from anywhere from your own site to anything you write on iFixit.

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