Create a hyperlink

Do one of the following:

ShowCreate a hyperlink to a custom show or a location in the current presentation

  1. Select the text or object that you want to represent the hyperlink.
  2. Click Insert Hyperlink Button image.
  3. Under Link to, click Place in This Document.
  4. Do one of the following:

ShowLink to a custom show

ShowLink to a location in the current presentation

  • In the list, select the slide you want to go to.

ShowCreate a hyperlink to a specific slide in another presentation

  1. Select the text or object you want to represent the hyperlink.
  2. Click Insert Hyperlink Button image.
  3. Under Link to, click Existing File or Web Page.
  4. Locate and select the presentation that contains the slide you want to link to.
  5. Click Bookmark, and then select the title of the slide you want.

ShowCreate an e-mail hyperlink

  1. Select the text or object you want to represent the hyperlink.
  2. Click Insert Hyperlink Button image.
  3. Under Link to, click E-mail Address.
  4. Either type the e-mail address you want in the E-mail address box or select an e-mail address in the Recently used e-mail addresses box.
  5. In the subject box, type the subject of the e-mail message.

 Note   You must have an e-mail program installed on the computer that the presentation is being viewed on.

ShowCreate a hyperlink to a file or Web page

  1. Select the text or object you want to represent the hyperlink.
  2. Click Insert Hyperlink Button image.
  3. Under Link to, click Existing File or Web Page.
  4. Navigate to the page or file you want.

ShowCreate a hyperlink to a new file

  1. Select the text or object you want to represent the hyperlink.
  2. Click Insert Hyperlink Button image.
  3. Under Link to, click Create New Document.
  4. Type the name of the new file.
  5. To change the path (path: The route that the operating system uses to locate a folder or file; for example, C:\House finances\March.doc.) of the new document, click Change.
  6. Select either Edit the new document later or Edit the new document now.

 Note   To create a ScreenTip or short comment to be displayed when you rest the pointer on a hyperlink, click ScreenTip in the Insert Hyperlink dialog box, then type the text you want. If you do not specify a tip, a default tip is used.

ShowTip

 
 
Applies to:
PowerPoint 2003