Creating a hyperlink in PowerPoint (Windows 2010 and Mac 2011)

Creating a hyperlink in PowerPoint (Windows 2010 and Mac 2011)


0:00:04.000,0:00:09.066 In this video, we will demonstrate how to
create a hyperlink in PowerPoint for Windows and
Mac. 0:00:09.066,0:00:15.066 To begin, let’s open PowerPoint by clicking
on the start button located at the bottom left
hand corner of the screen. 0:00:15.066,0:00:20.000 In the search field type in “PowerPoint”
and click on the application name to launch it. 0:00:20.000,0:00:25.066 On a Mac, click on the spotlight feature located at the top right hand corner of your screen. 0:00:25.066,0:00:30.000 In the search field type in “PowerPoint”
and click on the application name to launch it. 0:00:30.000,0:00:35.033 Once PowerPoint opens click on “File”
followed by “Open” 0:00:35.033,0:00:38.033 and choose the PowerPoint presentation you wish to edit. 0:00:38.033,0:00:44.033 Once the file opens select the slide where
you want to create a hyperlink. 0:00:44.033,0:00:48.033 Type the name of the link then highlight the
text. 0:00:48.033,0:00:54.033 Click on the Insert tab from the ribbon. Look
for the links group and click on “Hyperlink.” 0:00:54.033,0:00:59.033 On a Mac, go to the Insert Menu and select “Hyperlink.” 0:00:59.033,0:01:03.033 A window will pop up prompting you to enter
the website address. 0:01:03.033,0:01:07.033 Go to your browser and copy the address from the address bar 0:01:07.033,0:01:14.000 then go back to PowerPoint and paste the link into the “Address” field or the “Link
to” field on a Mac. 0:01:14.000,0:01:16.066 Then click OK. 0:01:18.000,0:01:21.066 You will notice your text be a different color
and underlined. 0:01:21.066,0:01:25.066 This indicates that you have successfully created a hyperlink. 0:01:25.066,0:01:33.033 To test the hyperlink, click on the Slideshow
tab in the ribbon, then select “From Current
Slide.” 0:01:33.033,0:01:38.066 On a Mac, click on Slideshow from the menu bar and select “Play from Current Slide.” 0:01:38.066,0:01:45.033 Once the slideshow begins click on the hyperlink and a web browser will launch with
the address you provided. 0:01:45.033,0:01:49.066 If you have any other questions contact the computer helpdesk at 0:01:49.066,0:01:56.000 512-448-8443 or send us an email at [email protected] Thank You.

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