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

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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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Turning active hyperlinks back to blue

I selected all the text in a document and colored it all black (which is what I wanted to do). I didn't realize that the document had some hyperlinks in it (several pages in, in a very long 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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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 the ...
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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 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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How do I copy hyperlinks in non-encoded format in Firefox? [duplicate]

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: https://example.com/away.php?to=http%3A%2F%2Fexample.com%...
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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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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 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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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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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 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 can I create a link to a specific 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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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 there's ...
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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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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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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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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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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 copy/...
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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 ...
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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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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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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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Make Word Hyperlink to Template create New Document

If I double click a Word template in Explorer, it opens a new document using that template. However if I create a hyperlink to a template inside a Word document, clicking the link opens the template ...
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MS Word validating links after click

Issue: When clicking (or CTRL+clicking) a link in Microsoft Word 2010 (likely affecting other versions) that requires prior authorization, I'll frequently end up being pointed to an invalid URL. ...
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How to find hyperlinks in Excel 2010 and de-activate them?

When opening my Excel sheet using Excel 2010, I get a yellow bar at the top from Excel informing me that it has de-activated the automatic update of hyperlinks. To my best knowledge, I do not know ...
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Hyperlinks on images in PDF from Word 2010

I've got a Word 2010 document that I'm trying to convert to a PDF with "Save As...", preserving hyperlinks. Something odd is going on: Hyperlinks on inline text, or images that are inline, work fine....
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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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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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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 | http://example....
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Unwanted automatic formatting in Lync 2010

I would like to type a file path or URL into Lync 2010 without it being converted to a hyperlink, and I would like to be able to use punctuation without it unexpectedly getting converted to emoticons. ...
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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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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 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 to distinguish HTML and javascript links?

Sometimes the link is not a HTML link, but only a javascript function call. But the text in html browser looks the same. Blue-ish and underlines on hover. The link. Is there a way to distinguish ...
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How do I create a shortcut that launches a non-default-browser to a website

I want to be able to double click it and it runs the correct (non default) browser and opens my preferred website?
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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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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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What is the simplest way to remove all hyperlinks in a MS Word document?

What is the most simple way to remove all hyperlinks in an MS Word 2007 document? I have been copying and pasting contents pages and would like to remove the automatically created hyperlinks.
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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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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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How to determine what causes redirecting a page?

I have a link that should get me to LinkedIn portal and automatically add a certificate. The link is created by an Organisation that issues this certificate and they can manage and share these links ...
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Save Word document as PDF, how to prevent creation of hyperlinks in PDF?

It seems that a Word document that contains some text that looks like an email address (e.g., joe@example.com) but that is intentionally NOT marked as a hyperlink, is turned into a hyperlink in 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 to ...
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How do I export a LibreOffice document as a PDF with working, external hyperlinks?

I'm trying to export a LibreOffice document to PDF and have my hyperlinks open in a browser, but no matter what I do it seems as though they try to open them locally (i.e in my file system). I don't ...
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create hyperlink to specific bookmark or location in another Word document

I want to create a hyperlink from one Office document to a specific location in another Word document. I know how to insert a hyperlink to another location in the current document, or to insert a ...
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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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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 ...