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How To Create A Hyperlink


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Finding your links are no longer active when you create your PDF? Maybe, you don't even know how to create a hyperlink, then this is for you.

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How To Create A Hyperlink

  1. 1. How To Create Hyperlinks By Bev Clement
  2. 2. How To Create Hyperlinks Hyperlinks This has to be one of the important reason for having an ebook in PDF. You want to have numerous hyperlinks in the book, but you don’t want dead links in the book. But often when a person converts the book to PDF the links no longer remain active. What do you do?
  3. 3. How To Create Hyperlinks <ul><li>You should decide which part of the document you need a hyperlink. </li></ul><ul><li>In your toolbar you will have a globe with a chain, click on it. </li></ul><ul><li>You now have Insert, Hyperlink menu on your screen. </li></ul><ul><li>At the bottom of the menu you have Address : here you type in the URL. </li></ul><ul><li>At the top of the menu you will see exactly the same thing for Display, but you can change that to anything you want and the URL will remain as the correct URL. </li></ul><ul><li>Click OK and the menu closes. </li></ul><ul><li>Now you should see the hyperlink on your screen. </li></ul>
  4. 4. How To Create Hyperlinks If you don’t want to use your toolbar then the other way to create a hyperlink is: Click on Insert You will then have the Insert Hyperlink menu on your screen and you can follow the instructions as above. There is a shortcut to get the Insert Hyperlink menu on your screen and that is CTRL and K
  5. 5. How To Create Hyperlinks <ul><ul><li>How to check hyperlinks </li></ul></ul><ul><li>People want an instant answer, click a link and are taken there. The first thing to do with links is to ensure that they are all correct. It is too easy to make an error in typing the URL. Check all links before you create your PDF. </li></ul><ul><li>First let your mouse hover over the link. </li></ul><ul><li>CTRL + left click of your mouse </li></ul><ul><li>You will see word loading this site and then you will get it open in your browser. </li></ul><ul><li>You might be asked if you want to allow or block, always allow if you are working through your own links. </li></ul><ul><li>Be careful if you get this in a PDF because you might not be sure of the safety of the site. </li></ul>