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How to Make a Hyperlink in Word

2020-07-24 12:47:50 • Filed to: Word • Proven solutions

When you make a hyperlink in Word document, it gives access to email addresses and websites directly from the document. There are few methods to make a hyperlink in Word document. Depending on the way you want the link to be displayed, you can convert the text into a link or use Word's link formatting automatically.

How to Make a Hyperlink in Word

Hyperlinks have got two major parts: the display text and the URL (address) of the web-page. For instance, the address can be https://pdf.wondershare.com, and the display text can be Wedding Events Photography. When you make a word in hyperlink, you will be able to type the display text and the address of your choice.

As you type your web addresses and email addresses, they are usually recognized by Word and are automatically formatted as hyperlinks after spacebar is Enter is pressed. To follow hyperlink in a Word document, hold down the Ctrl key and then click the hyperlink.

To Make a Hyperlink in Word 2013:

  1. Select the text which you wish to make as a hyperlink.
  2. Click on the "Insert" tab, and select "Hyperlink" command.
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  4. The "Hyperlink" dialog-box will come up. In the Text to display area at the top, the text that you selected will appear. You can change the text if you wish.
  5. In the Address area, type the address (email address, web-based address, etc) that you wish to link to, and click "OK".
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  7. Then, the text will be formatted as a link.
  8. To remove the hyperlink, right-click on the "Hyperlink" and then select "Remove Hyperlink" on the menu that pops up.

After creating your hyperlink, you may test it. If the hyperlink links to a website, your default web browser should open automatically and show the website. If this does not work, check the address of the hyperlink for spelling error.

Alternatively, the Insert Hyperlink dialog box can be opened by right-clicking on the text selected and then selecting Hyperlink from the pop-up menu. After inserting the hyperlink, you can then right-click on the hyperlink to copy, remove, open, or edit it.

To Make a Hyperlink in Word 2010:

  • Right-click on the selected image or text, and then click on "Hyperlink". The Insert Hyperlink dialog box will pop up.
  • Check to the left of the dialog box, and click on "Email Address".
  • Now, type the email address which you want to link to in the "Email Address" field and then click "OK".

While you are typing an email address or web address, Word 2010 usually recognize such and automatically formats it as a hyperlink after you have pressed the spacebar or Enter key.

To Make a Hyperlink in Word 2016:

  • Select the text which you wish to make as a hyperlink.
  • Click on the "Insert" tab, and then select the "Hyperlink" command. Alternatively, the dialog box of the "Insert Hyperlink" can be opened by right-clicking the text you have selected and then selecting "Hyperlink" from the pop-up menu.
  • When the appearance of the "Insert Hyperlink" dialog box, the text you selected will show in the Text to display area at the top. The text can be changed if you wish.
  • In the Address area, type the address (email address, website address, etc) which you wish to link the selected text to, and click "OK".
  • The text will now be displayed as a hyperlink.

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How to Make a Hyperlink in PDFs

Step 1: Open PDF File

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Step 2: Make Hyperlinks in PDF

Click "Link" button in the "Edit" menu and then select where the link will be added in the document. Enter the URL or PDF page that you want to link as the pop up appears, then click "Set Link" button to add hyperlink. Learn more how-to articles of PDFelement here.

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