Hyperlinks and Action Buttons

You can use hyperlinks in PowerPoint to link to websites and other slides and the PowerPoint action button to link to other slides.

Challenge!

  1. Open an existing PowerPoint presentation. If you want, you can use this example.
  2. Select text, and insert a hyperlink to a webpage. If you are using the example, go to slide 12. Turn the words Financial and Retirement Planning into a hyperlink: http://www.mutualofamerica.com/.
  3. Select text or an image, and insert a hyperlink to another slide in the presentation. If you are using the example, go to slide 2 and make the words Paperwork Process link to slide 11.
  4. Insert an action button that uses sound. If you are using the example, go to slide 12 and create an action button that links back to slide 1.
  5. Change the shape and style of an action button. If you are using the example, modify the shape and style of the action button you inserted on slide 12.