Inserting Hyperlinks

When working in PowerPoint 2000 hyperlinks are easy to add. Learn how in this free lesson.

Inserting hyperlinks

PowerPoint allows you to add a hyperlink in your presentation. This means you can link to existing PowerPoint presentations, Word documents, websites, and other files.

To add a hyperlink:

  • Select the text or object you want to represent the hyperlink.
  • Click the Insert Hyperlink button. Insert Hyperlink button
  • The Insert Hyperlink dialog box appears.

Insert Hyperlink dialog box

  • In the Link to section of the Insert Hyperlink dialog box, click Existing File or Web Page to add a link to an existing file or webpage.
  • Choose the file or webpage from the list, or type the file or webpage name.

OR

  • In the Link to section of the Insert Hyperlink dialog box, click Create New Document to link to a file you have not yet created.
  • Type a name for the new document.
  • Designate the path for the new document.
  • Open it for editing now or edit it later.
  • Click OK.

Insert Hyperlink dialog box with Create New Document selected