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Answered By: Michael Pujals
Last Updated: Feb 02, 2022     Views: 7

To create a meaningful hyperlink in your document works slightly differently depending on the tool you are using but there is usually a tool in the menu that looks like a chain link or you can right click on highlighted text and find an option to add a hyperlink.

Google Docs

Start by highlighting the text you want to use a the link and then either

  1. Choose the Link Icon in the menu OR
  2. Right click and choose Link

When the dialog box pops up you can then add in web link, link to another document in your Google drive or link to a heading within the text of your document.

image of adding a hyperlink in google docs

 

Microsoft Word

Start by highlighting the text you want to use a the link and then either

  1. From the Insert tab menu, choose Hyperlink OR
  2. Right click and choose Hyperlink

When the dialog box pops up you can then add in web link, link to heading within your document, or an email address.

Image showing options to create a hyperlink in Word