By default, you follow — or open — hyperlinks (hyperlink: Colored and underlined text or a graphic that you click to go to a file, a location in a file, a Web page on the World Wide Web, or a Web page on an intranet. Hyperlinks can also go to newsgroups and to Gopher, Telnet, and FTP sites.) by pressing CTRL while clicking the hyperlink. If you prefer, you can set hyperlinks so that you follow the hyperlinks by just clicking them.
- Click the Microsoft Office Button , and then click Word Options.
- Click Advanced.
- Under Editing options, clear the Use CTRL+ Click to follow hyperlink check box.