Reference to data that can be followed, usually of a webpage, but can be within a document

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How to easily remove hyperlinks from multiple cells?

I have data exported from a tool as XLS. In this, one of the column has text which is a hyperlink to information in the tool. I can remove the hyperlink for each cell. But I want to remove the ...
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Excel hyperlink not redirecting properly (bug?)

I have an Excel hyperlink problem: I click on, let's say A1, copy the link in it (http://www.godaddy.com/domains/searchresults.aspx?ci=54814), right click on hyperlink and copy that SAME URL as the ...
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How do I select middle part of a hyper link?

How do I select a middle part of an hyper-link as you see in the image above? You can also suggest me a browser extension or a userscript that converts all links to text in a selected sub part of ...
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Excel automatic hyperlinks

After years of not wanting Word and Excel to automatically turn things into hyperlinks, the one time I want them to they refuse. I have a list of strings in Excel which I am concatenating with a ...
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How to open stubborn javascript links in a new tab or new window?

Some websites use "creative" (javascript?) hyperlinks which break browser functionality, such as the ability to ctrl+click or middle click links to open them in a new tab. A common example, taleo HR ...
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How to conditionally create a hyperlink based on value of a cell

ColA Col B ColC Project A A.pdf A.pdf Project B No Link I have a list of project records. One column (e.g., B) ...
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How do I select a hyperlink as text in a browser? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to Select Hyperlink Text in Google Chrome? Every now and then you just want to copy some text that is a hyperlink. For example, the author is John O'Reilly and ...
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How to select (& copy) only a part of a linked text? [duplicate]

Let’s take this link as an example: The artist John Doe shows us his cat! I want to copy the text "John Doe" only. Is it possible somehow? The problem is that I can't place my cursor in the ...
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How do I copy hyperlinks in non-encoded format in Firefox?

When I copy the following URL from FireFox https://example.com/away.php?to=http://example.com/page/42 and then paste, I get a link like: ...
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Set the OS X clipboard to a rich text link in a Ruby or shell script

I'm trying to generate a report by using a Ruby script to parse an XML document. I'm pulling link text and the actual URL and I'd like to be able to format those in a way that I could simply ...
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Hyperlinks in Word 2010 show ugly code instead of normal underline text link

When I add a hyperlink (i.e. add a link to a file on our server) it doesn't look like the normal blue underlined hyperlink I am used to seeing. Instead it looks something like this {HYPELINK, ...
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Application to check broken links [closed]

Is there a desktop or web applications that would search for broken links in my web site? I want it to stay within the domain I give it and check links that go from one page to another as well as ...
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Hyperlink to other worksheet using hyperlink function in excel

I'm having problems using the Hyperlink function of Excel. I have a name in cell A1, In cell a2 I want a hyperlink that links to the worksheet that is named the same as the name in cell A1
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How to easily copy hyperlinks in web pages

Two related questions that come up for me in Firefox and perhaps elsewhere in Windows 7 when coming across a link like this: How to Select Hyperlink Text in Google Chrome? While reading html/a web ...
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Copy selected text with links appended in plain text?

Is there a way for a link to be copied with the selected text? "Some selected text with this link somewhere in the paragraph" To be copied as: "Some selected text with this { link | ...
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How to see where a link REALLY points to in the status bar?

It used to be that people would say: "Check the status bar before you click on a link, it might not be going where you think it is." I've noticed that that doesn't help you anymore... many times on ...
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How can I change a hyperlink's default open-with behaviour in Excel?

Using Office 2010 running on Windows 7, I have a hyperlink in Excel to a JPG on a drive: =HYPERLINK("\\myserver\dir1\file.jpg", "Link") The problem: when clicked in Excel, this link ONLY opens in ...
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How to create hyperlink to legacy application in Lotus Notes

We have a legacy application in Lotus Notes which I occasionally need to direct others to through either email or a web page. I've had a look and Notes supports right-click->Copy as link which gives ...
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Quickly insert an internal hyperlink in a Microsoft Word document?

When working on a word document having large number of bookmarks, inserting internal hyperlink using usual "Insert Hyperlink" dialog is laborious. You need to manually search for the bookmark in the ...
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How to “unvisit” links in Chrome?

How can I "unvisit" a specific link in Chrome? I don't want to clear the entire browser history; I just want to undo the "visited" status on links, i.e. make the :visited style (the thing that makes ...
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Can I use an excel formula to extract the link location of a hyperlink in a cell?

I have a spreadsheet with a large number of cells containing hyperlinks with display text different than the hyperlink location ie: cell location: A1 display text = "Site Info" hyperlink location ...
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How can I copy the link in Google without openning the link and the “Google stuff” in the URL? [closed]

I want to copy a link in Google without opening that link and without the "Google stuff". When I use my browser by right-clicking the link and selecting Copy Link Location, it copies a very long ...
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What is mk:@MSITStore?

I have a chm file of the Book Java and XML, 3rd Edition and a section looks like this: With the DOMSerializer class complete, all that's left is to invoke the serializer's serialize( ) method in ...
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Creating MS Word 2010 Relative Links?

Okay here is what I've tried so far for creating relative links in my MS Word Documents. In my document from the ribbon I select the File tab. I then select Info from the side bar. Click the ...
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How to hyperlink within document [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I make a hyperlink within a Word document to another place in the same document? I want to know how to insert a hyperlink from one place in a Word 2010 document ...
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link cell text to file of the same name

i have a workbook in excel and in one column i am putting the names of images. i want to create a macro/vba code so that when i type in the file name into the column e.g. IMG_1234 it will ...
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I want a hyperlink to open a browser tab, then all subsequent link clicks go to the same tab

I suspect I'm out of luck on this one, but here goes... Say I have a CHM help file that has http:// hyperlinks embedded in the help pages. When the user clicks on a hyperlink of the style: <a ...
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Stop Outlook from making text a hyperlink

I have a problem in Outlook (2003) which is really annoying. I don't think it's of my own making but whenever Outlook encounters some words in an email that are simply separated by a dot (.), it makes ...
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MS Word 2013 - Hyperlinks with anchor tags (aka hash tags, bookmark tags) to external html files

Good afternoon! I have inserted a hyperlink into an MS Word document, but I'd like to add an anchor tag to it so the link will go to a specific part of the page. The page it's linking is an HTML ...
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Creating automatic links in OpenOffice

Are there any macros for OpenOffice that enable certain words to automatically be replaced with hyperlinks? Every time I type the word "google" in OpenOffice, I want the word to become a hyperlink to ...
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Toggled Hyperlink with If:Then formula [duplicate]

I'm attempting to make a formula that will toggle a hyperlink on or off depending on the argument. Basically, I want to make it argue the following: If there is text in (Tab A, Cell A), then create a ...
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Hyperlink in PowerPoint 2007

Suppose, on the left hand side, I have about 10 symbols and on the right hand side, there is some text for details of the said symbol. After clicking a particular symbol, the corresponding text should ...
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Can you make an image a Hyperlink in iWork Pages '09?

I know how to make text a hyperlink in Pages '09 but when I want to link an image to a webpage, it's not giving me that option. Am I doing something wrong? Is there a way to make an image in a ...
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How to ALWAYS link an image in MS Word 2010 instead of embedding it?

I want to only link, not embed, pictures in my Word document. Yet I got a lot of images to insert! And I want to spare me the additional click into the dropdown menu one and for all, so the question ...
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Excel hyperlinks can be attached to a range of cells — What would be a plausible use of this feature?

Background: I'm the author/maintainer of xlrd, a Python package for reading Excel 97-2003 XLS files. I'm in the process of enhancing to extract information about hyperlinks. My reason for asking this ...
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Blocking Intellitxt (random ad links on browsers)

On my browsers, links are created on random words within a text and when I hover over them a small ad window pops up, which is quite annoying. I read here that this is called Intellitxt and that ...
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Linking to a specific scroll position on a web page

Is it possible to create a hyperlink to a specific scroll position on a web page? For example, I'd like to create a link to http://www.stackoverflow.com/, but with the page scrolled down 100 pixels.
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Show blue hyperlink instead of { HYPERLINK link } in Microsoft Word

In Microsoft Word 2007, I'm getting this text rather than getting an actual hyperlink. How can I have it show the blue hyperlink instead? I'm currently using a "Print Layout" as my View. If I ...
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hyperlink text in word 2010 document to another header

I want to link text to another header, but I want the text that link that header to contain the number of the header. For example: 4.2.5 Header of a section ... text ... 7.4.2 Header of another ...
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In Word 2010, can I hide or show a section of the document whenever the user clicks a hyperlink?

I'm trying to make a document that is mainly comprised of a list. Each list item summarizes the contents of a linked Excel spreadsheet that is currently attached at the end of the document; what I'd ...
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Passing links (http, mail…) between applications is slow

I have recently noticed that whenever I click a HTTP link in an application (my mail client for example which is Windows Live Mail), My standard browser opens like only 15-20 seconds later. It also ...
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Create PDF with internal hyperlinks

I have an Excel workbook with an index page containing a series of images, that are each hyperlinked to different worksheets. Can anybody suggest how I can publish this to PDF so that the hyperlinks ...
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Bug in Microsoft Word with Find and Replace when searching text containing a hyperlink?

I was trying to replace a text with a email address in the middle of it in a Word document. If I only use the Find command, then it works fine, and Microsoft Word finds the text I wanted to replace. ...
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Making URL clickable in a textbox in a PDF file with Acrobat XI Pro

I sometime add text in PDF with Acrobat XI Pro: In the added text, I sometime write URLs. Is there an easy way to make them clickable? I am aware that I can make a zone clickable by using Tools > ...
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Automatically hyperlink-ify large number cells containing URLs in Excel 2010

I have an Excel spreadsheet with around 900 cells each of which contains a URL, which I've pasted in from another program. If I select a cell and hit F2, then hit Enter, Excel adds a hyperlink to the ...
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Links not opening in Windows 8 applications

I have just upgraded my laptop from Windows 7 Ultimate with IE9 to Windows 8 with IE 10. When ever I try to open a web link in an application nothing happens. For example in the Windows 8 mail ...
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Control-Click hyperlink to open in libreoffice-calc

When using the libreoffice spreadsheet program 'calc', clicking on a cell containing a hyperlink will immediately open it in a web browser. I would prefer to control-click it to open that link in a ...
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Hyperlinking a piece of text in Excel

I'm using Excel 2010 and I have a simple problem where I need to hyperlink a certain part of my text. My cell content is as simple as "For blablabla, click here." I want to add a hyperlink to the ...
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Automatically insert citations as hyperlinks to their respective bibliography entry in OpenOffice?

I have found out how to do that manually for each citation: unlock the bibliography for manual editing Insert → Bookmark before each entry then for each citation Insert → Hyperlink with the ...
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How do I make a hyperlink within a Word document to another place in the same document?

(It seems like this must have already been asked, but I'm not finding it.) I have a Word 2010 document, and I want to make a link in one part of the document pointing to another part of the same ...