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Hyperlink in Excel

How to Insert Hyperlinks in Excel

A hyperlink in Excel is just like one you see on a webpage or email. When you hyperlink text or graphics, they become clickable and will connect you to outside information or another location in the file.

Insert a Hyperlink

  1. Select the text or graphic you want to hyperlink.
  2. Click the Insert tab.
  3. Click Hyperlink.
    Insert a Hyperlink in excel

    Press Ctrl + K.

  4. Select a linking option at the left.
    • Existing File or Web Page: Creates a link that takes you to another file, a file created in another program like a PowerPoint presentation, or to a web page. This is the most common type of hyperlink.
    • Place in This Document: Jumps to a spot in the current spreadsheet.
    • Create New Document: Creates a new Microsoft Excel spreadsheet and then inserts a hyperlink to the new file.
    • E-mail Address: Creates a clickable email address.
  5. Fill in the necessary informational fields.
  6. Click OK.
    Insert a Hyperlink in excel

To edit a hyperlink, right-click the link or linked object and select Edit Link. To delete one, right-click it and select Remove Link.