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Hyperlinks that Open in a New Window

Using hyperlinks makes it much easier for readers to quickly visit a Web page without abandoning their MS Word document. Can you imagine how much easier still it could be if the Web page opens in an entirely new window? Follow the steps below to ... learn how to make this happen: Click anywhere in your document where you would like to insert a hyperlink to a Web page. Click CTRL + F9. Key in the code below: HYPERLINK" http://www.microsoft.com " no "Thisi Web Page will open in a new window." Select the Field code. Click in the code. Click F9. Using the F9 function key will convert the code to a ... (view more)

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Create Hyperlinks from One Word Document to Another

I bet you didn't know that you can link documents together in MS Word. Well guess what? You can! Why bother linking documents together? You can hyperlink documents together so that the folks who read them can click on a hyperlink that will take them ... to a previous document that is referred to in the instant document. Say you've written to a colleague asking them to use information from a sales database to create a mail merge letter announcing a "Spring sale". You can create a hyperlink to a document instructing them how to create a merge letter. Word makes it super easy to link to ... (view more)

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Prevent Users from Changing Hyperlinks in Documents

Sometimes, folks may inadvertently change the Web hyperlinks in Word documents simply because it's so easy for them to accidentally change a link by simply following it. I'll show you how to make it a bit more difficult for readers to change your ... links. When you add a hyperlink to a Word document, you can go to the site by pressing CTRL and clicking your mouse on the link at the same time. If you want to edit the hyperlink text, you have to click inside it and make your changes. While you are working on the document, you want to be able to easily edit it, so this default setting is very handy ... (view more)

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