Please Note: This article is written for users of the following Microsoft Word versions: 2007 and 2010. If you are using an earlier version (Word 2003 or earlier), this tip may not work for you. For a version of this tip written specifically for earlier versions of Word, click here: Linking to Slides in PowerPoint.
by Allen Wyatt
(last updated February 20, 2018)
The programs provided as part of the Office suite do a pretty good job of working together. Of course, trying to get them to work together well can be a challenge at times, but once you know the little tricks, life is much easier.
For instance, let's say you wanted to insert a hyperlink in a Word document and have that hyperlink reference a slide in a PowerPoint presentation. You can do this by following these steps:
Figure 1. The Insert Hyperlink dialog box.
If you don't know the slide number that PowerPoint is using for a particular slide, you can use this method to insert the hyperlink:
WordTips is your source for cost-effective Microsoft Word training. (Microsoft Word is the most popular word processing software in the world.) This tip (10439) applies to Microsoft Word 2007 and 2010. You can find a version of this tip for the older menu interface of Word here: Linking to Slides in PowerPoint.
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