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How to Insert Hyperlinks in Document with Writer 2013

To create a hyperlink in your Writer 2013 document, follow the steps below:

Step 1 Open an existing document with Writer and select the text you want to add hyperlink.

Step 2 Open the Insert tab and click the Hyperlink icon. The Hyperlink dialogue box will then open and show as follows:

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Figure 1 The insert hyperlink dialogue box

Step 3 The Text to display box will show the content that you had selected in step (1). If you have selected a text, you can edit it directly.

Step 4 Select the type of hyperlink you want in the Link to tab.

  • 1. Select the Existing File or Web Page option and choose the text or web page address that you want to link to on the right.
  • 2. Select the Place in this Document option and the title or bookmark name of the current file will appear on the right. You can then choose the file position where you want to insert the link.

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Figure 2 Select hyperlink location in the document

  • 3. Select the E-mail Address option, enter the E-mail address into the E-mail address text box, and enter the E-mail subject into the Subject box, shown as below:

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Figure 3 Hyperlink to E-mail address

Step 5 Click the ScreenTip button at the top right corner to open the Set Hyperlink ScreenTip dialogue box. Enter the tips you want to show when putting the mouse pointer put over the inserted hyperlink.

Step 6 Click OK to exit. The created hyperlink will appear in blue and underlined.