Quick Answer: Why Hyperlink Is Not Working In Word?

To fix it, do the following:Right-click the hyperlink, and then click Edit Hyperlink.In the Edit Hyperlink dialog box, click Place in This Document, and then click the page and the bookmark that you want to link to.

If the bookmark has been deleted, click Cancel..

Try this the next time you see the weird hyperlink: just move the insertion point somewhere between the two brackets and press Shift+F9. The field code for the hyperlink should disappear, replaced with the actual text you have associated with the link.

File -> Options -> Mail -> Editor Options -> Advanced, Check to make sure there is a check in the box for press CTRL + click to follow hyperlink.

Click the “Advanced” tab and scroll down to the “Show document content” section. Right above the “Field shading” box, there is an option that says, “Show field codes instead of their values.” If that has a check next to it, unclick it and hit OK, and your hyperlinks will return to normal in your Word documents.

Most likely problems with opening hyperlinks are connected with either the security restrictions of your Internet browser that doesn’t allow opening pop-up windows, or with your Flash player plug-in that prevents you from opening URLs in local Flash files.

Type what you want to appear in the “Text to display” field. This is what will appear as the clickable link. Paste the link in the “Address,” “URL,” or “Link to” field. Click in the field and press Ctrl + V (Windows) or ⌘ Cmd + V (Mac) to paste the copied link.

If you click a link and nothing happens, or a download doesn’t work, your web browser may be blocking RealNetworks’ communication with the Internet. To fix it, you’ll need to reset your web browser. This involves clearing out old temporary internet files and resetting privacy and security settings.

Activating a LinkSingle-click a link to move the cursor to that position in the document. The status bar displays the expanded URI of the link.Double-click a link to activate the link and go to its target. … Right-click a link to activate the link and open the target document in a new window.