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Creating Hyperlinks in PowerPoint

Create a hyperlink to a page or file on the Web

  1. In Normal view, select the text or the object that you want to use as a hyperlink.
  2. On the Insert tab, in the Links group, click Hyperlink.
  3. Under Link to, click Existing File or Web Page, and then click Browse the Web.  OR you can copy and paste the web address into the Address bar on the screen.
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  4. Locate and select the page or file that you want to link to, and then click OK.

Create a hyperlink to a slide in the same presentation

  1. In Normal view, select the text or the object that you want to use as a hyperlink.
  2. On the Insert tab, in the Links group, click Hyperlink.
  3. Under Link to, click Place in This Document.
  4. Click on Select a place in this document, click the slide that you want to use as the hyperlink destination.
  5. Click OK

Create a hyperlink to a slide in a different presentation

 If you add a link to a presentation from your main presentation, and then copy your main presentation to a laptop, be sure to copy the linked presentation to the same folder as your main presentation. If you don’t copy the linked presentation — or if you rename, move, or delete it — the linked presentation will not be available when you click the hyperlink to it from the main presentation.

  1. In Normal view, select the text or the object that you want to use as a hyperlink.
  2. On the Insert tab, in the Links group, click Hyperlink.
  3. Under Link to, click Existing File or Web Page.
  4. Locate the presentation that contains the slide that you want to link to.
  5. Click Bookmark, and then click the title of the slide that you want to link to.
  6. Click OK

NOTE: The hyperlinks will only work when you are viewing the slide show.

Taken from: http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/powerpoint-help/create-a-hyperlink-HA010021479.aspx#BM2 on 3/5/13

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