Troubleshoot hyperlinks

ShowWhen I click a hyperlink, nothing happens.

  • Hyperlinks work only while a slide show presentation is running — not while you're working on your presentation in normal view or slide sorter view. On the View menu, select Slide Show.
  • You might have set some special effects or a different activation method for the hyperlink. To check its settings, select the hyperlink, and then on the Slide Show menu click Action Settings.

ShowWhen I click a hyperlink, a message appears.

ShowDownloading linked information or going to a hyperlink destination takes a long time.

Applies to:
PowerPoint 2003