Add, remove, change, or reorder links on a navigation bar

ShowAdd links to a navigation bar

You can use a navigation bar to provide links to other pages within your Web site, external Web sites or files, or e-mail addresses.

  1. Select the navigation bar to which you want to add links.
  2. On the Format menu, click Navigation Bar Properties, and then click the General tab.
  3. Click Add Link.
  4. In the Add link dialog box, do one of the following:

ShowAdd a link to another page on the Web site

  1. Under Link to, click Place in this document.
  2. Under Select a place in this document, click the page that you want to link to the navigation bar.
  3. In the Text to display box, type the text that you want to appear on the navigation bar, and then click OK.
  4. In the Navigation Bar Properties dialog, click OK.

ShowAdd a link to an external destination

  1. Under Link to, click Existing File or Web Page.
  2. Do one of the following:
  3. In the Text to display box, type the text that you want to appear on the navigation bar, and then click OK.
  4. In the Navigation Bar Properties dialog box, click OK.

ShowAdd a link to an e-mail address

You can add links to the navigation bar that enable visitors to send e-mail to a specific e-mail address.

  1. Under Link to, click E-mail Address.
  2. Under E-mail Address, type the e-mail address that you want to use, or select an e-mail address from the Recently used e-mail addresses box.
  3. In the Subject box, type the text that you want to appear as subject of the e-mail message.
  4. In the Text to display box, type the text that you want to appear on the navigation bar, and then click OK.
  5. In the Navigation Bar Properties dialog box, click OK.

 Note   Some Web browsers and e-mail programs might not recognize the subject line.

  1. Repeat steps 3 and 4 until you have added all of the links that you want to add to the navigation bar.

ShowRemove links from a navigation bar

  1. Select the navigation bar from which you want to remove links.
  2. On the Format menu, click Navigation Bar Properties, and then click the General tab.
  3. Under Links, click the link that you want to remove from the navigation bar.
  4. Click Remove Link.
  5. Repeat steps 3 and 4 until you have removed all of the links that you want to remove from the navigation bar, and then click OK.

ShowChange a link on a navigation bar

You can change the destination of a link. You can also change the text that displays on the navigation bar.

  1. Select the navigation bar that you want to change.
  2. On the Format menu, click Navigation Bar Properties, and then click the General tab.
  3. Under Links, click the link that you want to change, and then click Modify Link.
  4. In the Modify Link dialog box, do one of the following:

ShowChange destination of a link to another page

  1. Under Link to, click Place in this document.
  2. Under Select a place in this document, click the page that you want to link to the navigation bar.
  3. In the Text to display box, type the the text that you want to display on the the navigation bar button, and then click OK.
  4. In the Navigation Bar Properties dialog box, click OK.

ShowChange destination of a link to an external destination

  1. Under Link to, click Existing File or Web Page.
  2. Do one of the following:
  3. In the Text to display box, type the the text that you want to display on the the navigation bar button, and then click OK.
  4. In the Navigation Bar Properties dialog box, click OK.

ShowChange destination of a link to an e-mail address

  1. Under Link to, click E-mail Address.
  2. Under E-mail Address, type the e-mail address that you want to use, or select an e-mail address from the Recently used e-mail addresses box.
  3. In the Subject box, type the text that you want to appear as subject of the e-mail message.
  4. In the Text to display box, type the the text that you want to display on the the navigation bar button, and then click OK.
  5. In the Navigation Bar Properties dialog box, click OK.

 Note   Some Web browsers and e-mail programs might not recognize the subject line.

ShowChange the text that displays on the navigation bar for a link

  1. In the Text to display box, type the the text that you want to display on the the navigation bar button, and then click OK.
  2. In the Navigation Bar Properties dialog box, click OK.

ShowReorder links on a navigation bar

You can change the order in which links appear on a navigation bar. If you reorder links on the navigation bar, it will not change the actual order of pages in your Web publication. Similarly, if you move the pages in your publication, it will not reorder the corresponding links on the navigation bar.

  1. Select the navigation bar that you want to change.
  2. On the Format menu, click Navigation Bar Properties, and then click the General tab.
  3. Under Links, click the link that you want to move, and then click either Move Up or Move Down to move the link.
  4. Repeat step 3 until all of the links are arranged in the order that you want, and then click OK.
 
 
Applies to:
Publisher 2003