Microsoft PowerPoint 2007: How to add hyperlinks to presentation on Windows XP?
On your Windows XP PC, you may have several applications installed; Microsoft PowerPoint 2007 can be one of them. In this DIY solution article, we have for you handy information that can help you to add hyperlinks to your Microsoft PowerPoint 2007 presentation that you have been working on diligently off late. Although it may sound complex, the task is pretty simple and anyone working on the presentation can do it with ease. This can surely transform your presentation from being a view-only session to an interactive session for your viewer as you can take them to live websites to supplement your presentation and your message.
1. Open the site whose link you wish to add
2. Right click on the link and click on “Copy”, and then close the web browser.
3. Open PowerPoint 2007
4. Right click on the new slide and click on “Paste”
5. Now hit “ENTER” and there you have your hyperlink on the slide
6. To hyperlink a single word, make new slide and then type text in placeholder text box.
7. Select the text which you want to use as a hyperlink.
8. Right click on the word you wish to hyperlink and then click on “Hyperlink” from the drop down menu
9. The Insert Hyperlink dialog box will appear. Right click in the given space, click on “Paste” and then click “OK”
10. You can see the link in action when you press "F5" on your keyboard. This makes navigation much easier.
As a tip, you can opt to hyperlink a particular word in the text rather than displaying the entire link of a website to make your presentation appear professional, very-much-in-flow, and relevant.
Here is a short video that you can watch to recall the steps given above. To watch it now, click on the window below: