Making Microsoft Word Hyperlinks
written by: WPBr89
To successfully go through school and work in modern world you have to have a good understanding of some basic computer programs.
One of the most widely used and basic programs is Microsoft Word. Hyperlinks in Word are used to take the user to another place that we think is important for understanding of our document. Now we can learn how to make three types of hyperlinks in Word documents.
There are three types of hyperlinks in Microsoft Word: hyperlink to a bookmark in your document, one leading to another document at your computer and a hyperlink that takes you to a specified web page.
To create a hyperlink to a bookmark in your document you first must create a bookmark.
To do this select the part of the text that you wish to bookmark, then click on the Insert menu and in the Links portion click on the Bookmark. Give your bookmark a name and click Add.
Now that you have created a bookmark you can make a hyperlink by selecting the word that you wish to be the hyperlink. Right click on the selected word and choose Hyperlink, then at the left hand side choose A Place in This Document and click on the bookmark you previously created and named.
Now, when you click on the hyperlink it will take you to the bookmark location in your document.
To create a hyperlink to another document you need to select a word or a phrase, do a right click on it and select hyperlink, this time from the menu at the left hand side choose Existing File or Web Page; in the middle part of the dialog box choose a file you wish to connect to.
Notice that when you click on the hyperlink a file you selected will open.
To create a hyperlink to a web page you need to select a word that you wish to make a hyperlink, then press right click and select Hyperlink and choose Existing File or Web Page.
At the bottom part of the dialog box under Address type in the URL of the website you wish your hyperlink to go to. Click OK and notice that a web page will open in your browser when you hold down CTRL and click on your hyperlink.
written by: WPBr89