Create or edit a hyperlink in PowerPoint 2016 for Mac

You can create a hyperlink from text or from an object, such as a picture, graph, shape, or WordArt and link to a web page, slide in the same presentation, a different presentation, and even email addresses from the Insert Hyperlink dialog. You can click hyperlinks and view their ScreenTips when you play your presentation as a slide show.

Open the Insert Hyperlink dialog box

  1. In the Normal view, select the text, shape, or picture that you want to use as a hyperlink.

  2. On the Insert tab, click Hyperlink.

    The Insert Hyperlink dialog shows.

    Office for Mac Hyperlink dialog

    1 - Text to Display: The linked text in the document.

    2 - ScreenTip: Text shown when you mouse over the linked text.

Link to a web page

  • For quick access to related information in another file or on a web page, on the Web Page or File tab, in the Address box, enter the address of the web page or the file you want to link to.

Link to a slide in the same presentation

  1. In the Insert Hyperlink dialog box, click This Document.

  2. Under Select a place in this document, click the slide you want to link to.

Link to a different presentation

  1. In the Insert Hyperlink dialog box, click Web Page or File.

  2. Click Select and then click the presentation or file you want to link to.

    Note: PowerPoint for Mac can't link to a specific slide on another presentation.

Link to email addresses

  1. In the Insert Hyperlink dialog box, click Email Address.

  2. In the Email address box, type the email address that you want to link to, or in the Recently used email addresses box, click an email address.

  3. In the Subject box, type the subject of the email message.

Format a hyperlink

  1. Select and then Ctrl+click or right-click the link you want to format, and then click Font.

  2. In the Font box, change the font type, style, size, color and any other effects as you like.

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