Insert a hyperlink in maps, brainstorm tools, and forms

In a map, a brainstorm tool, or a form, you can insert a hyperlink to provide quick access to a file, a web page, or a project tool.
  1. Do either of the following:
    • In a map or a brainstorm tool, right-click a shape and choose Hyperlink.
    • In a form in fill out-mode, hold the mouse pointer in a data field that accepts multiple lines of formatted text, and then click Hyperlink on the ribbon.
  2. In the Hyperlink dialog box, enter the name to display, and then browse to or enter the location of the target file, web page, or project tool.
    In maps and brainstorms, the hyperlink symbol appears beside the shape.
    Hyperlink symbol in maps and brainstorm tools

    In form fields, the hyperlink is displayed as linked text.

    Hyperlink in a form field
After you insert a hyperlink, you can do the following:
  • To see the hyperlink location in a tooltip, hold the mouse pointer on the hyperlink.
  • To open the file or the web page, double-click the hyperlink.
  • To edit the hyperlink, right-click it and choose Edit Hyperlink.
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