Hyperlink

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File Object Type

Built-in

You can make hyperlinks to take you to places within the file, as well as to other files and websites.

Insert a hyperlink:
  1. Go to where you want the hyperlink.
  2. Click the insert button (or press ctrl+k).
  3. Select Hyperlink.
  4. Click OK.
  5. Type in the hyperlink address.
  6. Click OK.
  7. Change the display text using the properties window

 

The copy reference to paragraph and copy reference tools can be used to generate addresses to locations inside the file.

Insert a hyperlink to a paragraph:
  1. Go to the destination paragraph.
  2. Select Write>Copy Reference to Paragraph in the toolbar.
  3. Follow steps 1-4 to insert a hyperlink above.
  4. Paste the copied hyperlink address.
  5. Click OK.
Insert a hyperlink to an equation or frame:
  1. Go to the equation.
  2. Right Click>Copy Reference.
  3. Follow steps 1-4 to insert a hyperlink above.
  4. Paste the copied hyperlink address.
  5. Click OK.

 

To make a hyperlink to a website, paste in the url for the address.

Cross-reference links

Cross-reference links are made automatically when you use copy reference to paragraph, but you can also write them manually. They take this form:

Use-caseSyntax
Link to a regular named object in same file#FormulaPath
Link to a paragraph in same file#FormulaPath;id
Link to a regular named object in a different filefilepath#FormulaPath
Link to a paragraph in a different filefilepath#FormulaPath;id
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