Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
Adding and Editing Records
✦ Right-click the hyperlink and choose Hyperlink from the contextual menu.
✦ Press the Tab key to move the cursor to the cell that contains the
hyperlink; then press F2 to change to edit mode.
✦ Hover the pointer over the top-left corner of the cell until the pointer
changes to a plus sign; then click to select the entire contents of the cell
and replace the data in it, or press F2 to change to edit mode.
Editing hyperlinks in dialog boxes
Alternatively, you may choose to enter or edit a hyperlink by taking
advantage of extra features in the Insert Hyperlink dialog box (shown in Figure 1-9)
or the Edit Hyperlink dialog box.
or edit a
To display the Insert Hyperlink or Edit Hyperlink dialog box, do one of the
✦ Right-click the Hyperlink field and choose Hyperlink ➪ Edit Hyperlink
from the contextual menu.
✦ Press Tab to move the focus to the Hyperlink field and then press
If the cell already contains hyperlink data, Access displays the Edit Hyperlink
dialog box. If the cell is empty but is defined as a Hyperlink field, you’ll see
the Insert Hyperlink dialog box.
Using the Edit Hyperlink dialog box, you can either change the text to display
or change the address that the hyperlink points to (near the bottom of the
You can also edit a hyperlink by tabbing to it and pressing F2, but what you
get onscreen is the multipart hyperlink separated by pound (#) characters —
a bit messy to deal with, to be honest — and you can’t use the mouse to