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Insert a Hyperlink


1.In the word processor, put the cursor where you want to insert a hyperlink, or select the text that you want to make a hyperlink.

2.On the Insert tab, in the Links group, click Hyperlink.

3.At the dialog box, select the hyperlink type, set text, and other parameters of the hyperlink.

4.Click OK.

 

Edit a Hyperlink


1.In the word processor, select the hyperlink that you want to edit.

2.On the Insert tab, in the Links group, click Hyperlink.

3.At the dialog box, modify the parameters that you want.

4.Click OK.

 

Note: You can also double-click a hyperlink to access its properties.

 

Remove a Hyperlink


1.In the word processor, select the hyperlink that you want to remove.

2.On the Insert tab, in the Links group, click Hyperlink.

3.At the dialog box, click the Remove Link button.

 

Hyperlink Types


The Hyperlink dialog box allows you to select one of the supported hyperlink types:

Topic in the Project - a hyperlink associated with a topic of the help project. Such a link can simply open a topic or also scroll to a bookmark located in the linked topic. In HTML Help a hyperlink can also open a topic in a secondary window.

Web Page - a hyperlink associated with a web page or with another external resource.

Email Address - a hyperlink of this type creates a new email message in the user's default email client. This hyperlink type is useful for creating "Send Feedback" hyperlinks.

Macro - a macro hyperlink performs a specific action. Macro hyperlinks are only supported in HTML Help.

 

Using Macro Hyperlinks


The Hyperlink dialog box allows you to select a Macro hyperlink type. A macro perform a specific action whose description is available when you select it in the dialog box. Please note that macros only work in HTML Help. So if you have a macro hyperlink in your help project, you may need to use conditional text to exclude such a link from other output formats.

 

The KLink and ALink macros are useful when you need to display the list of related topics in HTML Help. You can find the instructions on using these macros at the topics describing the Keywords and A-Keywords functionality.

 

The Hyperlink Dialog Box


 

The Hyperlink dialog box



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