Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
Insert a Hyperlink to an
Existing File or Web Site
Open a presentation in PowerPoint.
In Normal view, go to the slide that contains the element
you want to use as your source link in the hyperlink.
Choose the element (we chose a small circular shape)
and then in the Ribbon, click the Animations tab.
In the Links group, click Hyperlink.
Figure 13-3: Create a hyperlink to a file or Web site
In the Insert Hyperlink dialog box, click Existing File
Or Web Page under Link To, as shown in Figure 13-3.
You can also click Recent Files or Browsed Pages to
locate files or pages recently accessed or browsed.
Finally, you can click the Browse The Web icon (a globe
and magnifying glass) to launch your Web browser to
locate and select your desired Web site.
Navigate to your desired file or type your Web site URL
in the Address field.
Note that a hyperlink is automatically created when you type a Web
site URL on a slide in your presentation outline. Note that the link
is active in Slide Show view only. Hyperlinks are indicated by a
pointing finger icon, as shown in Figure 13-4
Figure 13-4: Hyperlinks are indicated by a pointing finger icon