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Add Hyperlinks in PowerPoint – Tutorial

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Add Hyperlinks in PowerPoint – Tutorial: A picture of the “Insert Hyperlink” dialog box in PowerPoint.

Add Hyperlinks in PowerPoint: Overview

            You can add hyperlinks in PowerPoint to selected text so the user can click them to open web pages. You can also add hyperlink in PowerPoint to let users navigate to slides or open external files. To add hyperlinks in PowerPoint to presentation slide text, select the text in the slide to turn a hyperlink. Then click the “Insert” tab in the Ribbon. Then click the “Hyperlink” button in the “Links” button group to open the “Insert Hyperlink” dialog box.

            In this dialog box, the selected text appears in the “Text to display:” text box. Decide what to open when a user click the hyperlink in this slide. To open a linked file, select the file to open from the listing shown. To create a link to a slide, click the “Bookmark…” button to open another dialog box. In this dialog box, select the slide location to which you wish to move when a user clicks the link. You can also enter a web address to display into the “Address:” text box. After setting the desired hyperlink target, click the “OK” button to set the hyperlink.

Add Hyperlinks in PowerPoint – Tutorial: A picture of the “Insert Hyperlink” dialog box in PowerPoint.

Add Hyperlinks in PowerPoint – Tutorial: A picture of the “Insert Hyperlink” dialog box in PowerPoint.

Add Hyperlinks in PowerPoint: Instructions

  1. To add hyperlinks in PowerPoint to presentation slide text, select the text in the slide to turn into a hyperlink.
  2. Then click the “Insert” tab in the Ribbon.
  3. Then click the “Hyperlink” button in the “Links” button group to open the “Insert Hyperlink” dialog box.
  4. In this dialog box, the selected text appears in the “Text to display:” text box.
  5. Decide what to open when a user click the hyperlink in this slide.
  6. To open a linked file, select the file to open from the listing shown.
  7. To create a link to a slide, click the “Bookmark…” button to open another dialog box.
  8. In this dialog box, select the slide location to which you wish to move when a user clicks the link.
  9. To create a hyperlink to a web page, enter the URL for the web address into the “Address:” text box.
  10. To add the hyperlink after setting the desired hyperlink target, click the “OK” button.

Add Hyperlinks in PowerPoint: Video Lesson

            The following video lesson, titled “Inserting Hyperlinks,” shows you how to add hyperlinks in PowerPoint. This video lesson is from our complete PowerPoint training, titled “Mastering PowerPoint Made Easy v.2016-2013.”

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