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Microsoft® Word 2007 Bible by Herb Tyson

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Chapter 40. Hyperlinks and Cross-References

IN THIS CHAPTER

  • Automatic hyperlinks

  • Hyperlinks to headings and bookmarks

  • Hyperlinks to other Office documents

  • Hyperlinks to e-mail addresses (with the subject already filled in)

  • Cross-references to headings, numbered items, bookmarks, footnotes, endnotes, and more

With the emergence and spread of the information superhighway come many resources that make themselves available in Word documents. These resources span the range from local (your own computer system) to local area networks to wide area networks and to the Internet. In this chapter, we look at how to go about tapping into those resources using facilities available in Word.

We've already looked at a number of ways that take advantage of content both internal and external to a Word document. In this chapter, the idea isn't to replow ground we've already tilled. Instead, the idea is to bring together these ostensibly disparate facets of Word. This chapter looks at a variety of different features that enable you to recycle and repurpose information in Word so you don't end up having to reinvent the wheel.

Hyperlinks

Anyone who surfs the Internet is familiar with hyperlinks. Hyperlinks often appear as underlined (often) text that is a different color from the surrounding text. When you hover the mouse over a hyperlink, the status bar in the current program or a tooltip displays the location of the content associated with the link. If you click on a link, your computer attempts to display ...

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