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To hyperlink a page, document, or image to a section
of text, select the exact text string for linking. It should appear highlighted.
Link menu and select an option. The highlighted text will become an underlined
link. Make sure the linked text is a meaningful indication
of the subject of the linked material. To link a menu entry, select the
entire menu item for linking.
You can link an image to another page, document, or image. Just select the image and choose an option from the Link menu.
can have a small image, or thumbnail, link to a larger image. Create
both versions of the image in a photo editor and give them different
names. Embed the small image in the web page. Select the small image
and do Link > File on My Computer... and browse to the larger version
of the image. When the visitor clicks on the thumbnail, the large image
will load by itself in the browser (click to enlarge).
A local, or relative, link goes to a web page or document within your module folder. Examples of local links are:
When the visitor clicks on the local links, the full URL (web location) resolves to:
An external, or absolute, link goes to a website outside of the module folder. Examples:
A link can go to another page, to a particular location on another page, or to a particular location on the same page. (See the menu example at the top of this page.) The location is marked with a section anchor.
To link to a page location, first create the section anchor at that location:
Create the link to that location:
Examples of section anchors:
Always check your links as your visitors would. Preview (F12) and click on each link, and return to the page with the browser Back button.
When creating external links, first go to that page with your browser. Copy and paste the URL from the Address location. Avoid re-typing URLS, as this leads to errors.
If you click on a link and the page is not found, check to see what the Address is displaying. The link may have to be re-done. In Edit mode, right-click on the link and do Link Properties... to view the path and filename of the linked document. In Browser mode, go into Choose to see if the page exists and is spelled the same. If it is an external link, try browsing for it again. If it is an older link, it may not exist on the web anymore.