Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
Using Hyperlinks
Figure 16-11: The Insert Hyperlink dialog box.
The dialog box has four icons on the left side, as follows:
Existing File or Web Page: You can link to another file in another
application, or to a web page on the Internet.
Place in This Document: You can link one part of your PowerPoint
presentation to another part.
Create New Document: You can, however, choose now or another
time to edit the new document by clicking the appropriate button.
E-mail Address: Use this to link to an e-mail address. This feature is
useful in an intranet or Internet setting because this link allows the
reader to write an e-mail to the e-mail address that you link to.
3. Click the Place in This Document icon on the left side of the dialog box.
A list of the slides in the current presentation appears in the dialog box.
4. Click the slide that you want the hyperlink to lead to and then click OK.
The Insert Hyperlink dialog box vanishes, and the hyperlink is created.
If you selected text in Step 1, the text changes color and is underlined. If you
selected a graphical object, the picture isn’t highlighted in any way to
indicate that it is a hyperlink. However, the cursor always changes to a pointing
hand whenever it passes over a hyperlink in Slide Show View or Reading
View, thus providing a visual clue that the user has found a hyperlink.
Creating a hyperlink to another
presentation or to a website
Creating a hyperlink that opens another presentation is much like the
procedure described in the preceding section, “Creating a hyperlink to another
slide,” but with a couple important differences:
1. Select the text or graphical object that you want to make into a
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