30. Hyperlinks

30. Hyperlinks Introduction

Everytime you use the Web, you utilize hyperlinks to navigate from one webpage to a different. If you wish to embrace an online handle or electronic mail handle in your PowerPoint presentation, you possibly can select to format it as a hyperlink so an individual can simply click on it. It is also potential to hyperlink to information and different slides inside a presentation.

About hyperlinks

Hyperlinks have two primary components: the handle of the webpage, electronic mail handle, or different location they’re linking to, and the show textual content (which can be an image or a form). For instance, the handle may very well be http://www.youtube.com, and YouTubecould be the show textual content. In some instances, the show textual content is likely to be the identical because the handle. If you’re making a hyperlink in PowerPoint, you’ll select each the handle and the show textual content or picture.


To insert a hyperlink:
1) Choose the picture or textual content you wish to make a hyperlink.
2) Proper-click the chosen textual content or picture, then click on Hyperlink.
Alternatively, you possibly can go to the Insert tab and click on the Hyperlink command.
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3) The Insert Hyperlink dialog field will open.

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4) In the event you chosen textual content, the phrases will seem within the Textual content to show discipline on the prime. You’ll be able to change this textual content if you’d like.
Kind the handle you wish to hyperlink to within the Deal with discipline.
5) Click on OK. The textual content or picture you chose will now be a hyperlink to the net handle.

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To insert a hyperlink to an electronic mail handle:

1) Proper-click the chosen textual content or picture, then click on Hyperlink.
2) The Insert Hyperlink dialog field will open.
3) On the left aspect of the dialog field, click on E-mail Deal with.

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4) Kind the e-mail handle you wish to hook up with within the E-mail Deal with field, then click on OK.

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* PowerPoint usually acknowledges electronic mail and internet addresses as you kind and can format them as hyperlinks routinely after you press the Enter key or spacebar.

To open and take a look at a hyperlink:
1) After you create a hyperlink, you must take a look at it. Proper-click the hyperlink, then click on Open Hyperlink.

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2) Your internet browser ought to open after which navigate to the linked web page. If it would not work, test the hyperlink handle for any misspellings.

* To open a hyperlink whereas viewing your slide present, click on the hyperlink.


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To take away a hyperlink:
1) Proper-click the hyperlink.
2) Click on Take away Hyperlink.

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Extra hyperlinks

In PowerPoint, you need to use hyperlinks to hyperlink to assets that aren’t on-line. To create a fast approach to refer to a different slide in your presentation, you possibly can create a hyperlink to that slide. If you want to entry a file saved in your laptop, you possibly can create a hyperlink to it. Moreover, PowerPoint means that you can format footage and shapes as hyperlinks.

Utilizing shapes and footage as hyperlinks

Typically you may wish to format objects—together with shapes, textual content containers, and footage—as hyperlinks. That is particularly useful if you’d like the item to behave like a button. To do that, right-click the specified object and choose Hyperlink from the menu that seems. Click on the item through the presentation to open the hyperlink.


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To insert a hyperlink to a different slide:
Proper-click the chosen textual content or picture, then click on Hyperlink.
The Insert Hyperlink dialog field will seem.
On the left aspect of the dialog field, click on Place on this Doc.

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A listing of different slides in your presentation will seem. Click on the identify of the slide you wish to hyperlink to.

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Click on OK. The textual content or picture will now be a hyperlink to the slide you chose.

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Including a hyperlink to a form is just like creating an motion button. We’ll discuss extra about flip a form right into a button in our Motion Buttons lesson.

To insert a hyperlink to a different file:

Proper-click the chosen textual content or picture, then click on Hyperlink. The Insert Hyperlink dialog field will seem.
On the left aspect of the dialog field, click on Present File or Webpage.
Click on the drop-down arrow to browse on your file.

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Choose the specified file.

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Click on OK. The textual content or picture will now be a hyperlink to the file you chose.

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In the event you plan on displaying your presentation on a distinct laptop than you used to create it, your hyperlink to a different file could not work. Be sure you have a replica of the linked file on the pc you might be utilizing to current, and at all times take a look at hyperlinks earlier than giving a presentation.

Updated: February 26, 2019 — 4:06 pm

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