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I'm only posting this publicly so people don't bombard you with replies for
the rest of the day.
By default, any e-mail address or URL entered in Word 97 and up is
automatically converted into a hyperlink. (You may eventually want to turn
this automatic linking off -- go into Tools > AutoCorrect and skulk about
until you find the option. If you'd rather have it on but want to stop one
or two links from appearing as you type, hit Ctrl-Z right after the link
To make any text into a hyperlink, select the text and press Ctrl-K.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Sierra Godfrey [mailto:kittenbreath -at- hotbot -dot- com]
> Forgive me for being out of the Word loop. I don't use it to
> write my documentation very often.
> Today I received a file with hyper links in the document.
> There is a task bar that appeared above the regular task bar
> with a back and forward button, and a button which launches
> my web browser.
> How were these hyper links created in the document? What is
> this called?