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OpenOffice Tutorial: Create a text hyperlink to a web site

How-To: OpenOffice Tutorial: Create a text hyperlink to a web site
  1. To format the slide text so that it becomes a hyperlink that points to a web site, you must first select the text.
  2. Do this by first double clicking on the text block where the text you want to format is located.
  3. Next, click and hold the left mouse button on one side of the text and then move your mouse across it.
  4. Once the text you need is highlighted, release the mouse button
  5. Now, click here on "Insert."
  6. Then, on the menu that opens, click on the option "Hyperlink."
  7. The hyperlink window should open. Click here on the "Internet" button to create a hyperlink that points to a web site.
  8. Also, remember to choose the type of hyperlink here. For this example, we have selected "Web" since we want the hyperlink to point to a web site.
  9. Now, click here on the "target" field and type in the "url" or web address of the web site you want to hyperlink.
  10. Afterwards, if you want to change more settings, you can do so here in the further settings section. For this example we are changing the frame by clicking on this down arrow and click on the option "_self"
  11. We will also enter the text of the hyperlink by typing it in this field here.
  12. Once you're done, click here on "Apply."
  13. Great! Now, if we click on the hyperlink we created...
  14. ...your web browser should automatically open and go to the website we specified.
  15. Once you're done browsing, just close the browser.
  16. Congratulations! You have learned how to create hyperlinks that point to web sites.

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Create a text hyperlink to a web site

This screencast demonstrates how to create a text to a web site. You learn:

  • How to select slide text.
  • How to access the hyperlink window.
  • How to create a text hyperlink to a a web site.

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