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You can insert HTML links to your MS Word documents in a split second.
1) Select the target word.
2) Press CTRL and K keys to launch the Insert Hyperlink dialog box.
3) You can link the word selected to an existing file or web page, a bookmark within the same document, an e-mail address, or to a new document. Click the appropriate button in the LINK TO navigation bar.
To link the word selected to a web page or online document, click the Existing FIle or Web Page button in the navigation bar. Then, enter the URL of the page (either somewhere on your server or out there on the Internet) in the ADDRESS field. For example, you can link any word you like to www.cnn.com so that when you click that word you’ll be able to read the latest news.
NOTE: for external web sites do not forget to start the URL with “http://”
To link the word selected to a bookmark, click the Place in This Document button and then select a bookmark from the list of bookmarks displayed on the right.
To link the word selected to a new document, click the Create New Document button and follow the directions.
To link the word selected to an e-mail address, click the E-mail Address button and fill in the associated fields.
4) Click OK and you’re done. Now when you click on your word, things will happen, depending on the way you set up your link.
5) To remove the link, select the word and press CTRL and K keys to display the Insert Hyperlink dialog box. Click the Remove Link button and it’s gone.