Inserting a hyperlink

To insert a hyperlink in your project, follow these steps:

1. Select the task for which you want to create a hyperlink. (After you finish inserting the hyperlink, a link icon appears in the Indicator column for the selected task.)

2. Choose InsertOHyperlink, or click the Insert Hyperlink button on the Standard toolbar. The Insert Hyperlink dialog box appears, as shown in Figure 16-24.

Figure 16-24: Enter a file path and name, or a URL, to set up the hyperlink.

3. Use the Look in list box to perform one of the following tasks:

• To link to an Internet address, type the URL (for example, www. microsoft.com) or browse for a URL by clicking the Browse the Web button.

• To link to a file on your hard drive or a network, type the path or browse for the file by clicking the Browse for File button.

4. In the Text to display box, type the text that you want to appear in your Project schedule to represent the hyperlink.

5. Click OK to insert the hyperlink. A hyperlink icon, like the one shown in Figure 16-25, appears in the Indicator field to the left of the selected task.

Figure 16-25: To go to a URL or file, click the hyperlink icon.

Note To remove a hyperlink, right-click the task for which you created the link and choose HyperlinkoRemove Hyperlink from the shortcut menu that appears. No warning appears; Project simply removes the hyperlink.

Project Management Made Easy

Project Management Made Easy

What you need to know about… Project Management Made Easy! Project management consists of more than just a large building project and can encompass small projects as well. No matter what the size of your project, you need to have some sort of project management. How you manage your project has everything to do with its outcome.

Get My Free Ebook


Post a comment