Select a hyperlink without activating the link

To select a hyperlink without activating the link to its destination, do one of the following:

  • Click the cell that contains the hyperlink, hold the mouse button until the pointer becomes a cross Excel selection cursor , and then release the mouse button.

  • Use the arrow keys to select the cell that contains the hyperlink.

  • If the hyperlink is represented by a graphic, hold down CTRL, and then click the graphic.

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