PDF Link

Instead of embedding the document you can insert a link to it as shown here.

Get the link to the file, like https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B28Gtf1n8u8DSUd0VVdUNENRaWc/view?usp=sharing

In a text box put the text you want, like "PDF File".

Highlight the text, click the link icon and insert the link to the file.

PDF Link

To download this file click the link above and then click the download icon on the result.

DL LINK Clicking this link will automatically download the file to your computer.

The link used is https://drive.google.com/uc?id=0B28Gtf1n8u8DSUd0VVdUNENRaWc&export=download

See forum post by ChiefChippy2

You can also use an image as a link. Insert image, click it and use the link option in the edit area.