Have you ever been working on a document or email and needed to include a hyperlink to a file or folder on a shared drive on a file server? This seems to be happening more and more.
Here is a good way to solve this situation. In this example we are using Microsoft Word 2010 and Outlook 2010 on our college intranet. This is a pretty easy procedure as long as you remember all the steps:
- First create the text that you want for the hyperlink
- Select (highlight) the text for the hyperlink, right-click, and choose Hyperlink from the options menu
- Next click on the “Browse” icon, it looks like an open folder; browse to the file or folder you need to hyperlink to and then select it
- Click OK
Like magic your text should now become a working hyperlink. Please be sure to test the link before sending to all your co-workers.
Maybe this screenshot will help: