VERIFIED SOLUTION i

How to linked a PDF which is referenced in an attribute column in Spectrum Spatial Analyst

Clients may require their end user to have access to a PDF as one of the attribute options when a geometry is selected in Spectrum Spatial Analyst.  To do this please carry out the following steps:

1. Begin with a tab file contains a field name, ideally the column should have a data type of (char, 244).
2. Add the url into the filed created in step 1 http://(spectrum instance name):8010/connect/analyst/Includes/(folder name, this is optional)/(name of the pdf).pdf 
3. Navigate to the following directory and place a copy of the pdf in the below location (C:\Program Files\Pitney Bowes\SpectrumSpatialAnalyst\Tomcat7\AnalystConnect\webapps\connect\Includes\(folder name, this is optional )\(name of the.pdf).
4. When the map object is clicked on in SSA the attributes for that geometry will open on the left side panel…, then you can click the "click to Open" hyperlink which will open the PDF in a new browser tab.
Environment Details

 
UPDATED:  October 30, 2017