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Word 2000 in a Nutshell by Walter Glenn

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Insert Hyperlink

Synopsis

Anyone who has used the Web has used a hyperlink—a text or graphic that jumps to another location when clicked. A Word document can contain hyperlinks that link to another place in the same document, a different document (or a place in it), a file in another application, or a web site.

To insert a hyperlink, choose Insert Hyperlink or click the Insert Hyperlink button on the Standard toolbar to open the Insert Hyperlink dialog box (Figure 7-40). To use existing content as a hyperlink, select it before choosing Insert Hyperlink.

Using hyperlinks

Figure 7-40. Using hyperlinks

The Insert Hyperlink dialog box offers four types of hyperlinks:

Existing File or Web Page

Click this button (shown in Figure 7-40) to insert a link to a web site or a file on the computer’s local drive or the network to which the computer is attached. Type the URL or filename and pathname directly or Browse to find it. You can also specify a ScreenTip to display when the hyperlink is pointed to (but not clicked on). In addition, the Bookmark button creates a link to a bookmark in the current document, something you can also do using the “Place in this document” selection.

Place in This Document

Have the hyperlink point to a heading or bookmark in the current document (Figure 7-41). The heading must be one that uses a default heading style or a custom one that begins with “Heading”.

Figure 7-41. Selecting ...

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