Modifying links in Microsoft Word is a useful feature that is convenient when users want to edit or change the name of specific links in their document. There is no need to delete the link entirely and re-add it again. The ability to edit and change the name will simplify the process.
How to modify a Link in Word
To edit or modify a link in Microsoft Word, please follow the steps provided below.
- Open your Microsoft Word document
- Right-click on the URL
- Select Modify Link from the context menu.
- A small window will appear containing the tools to change the current link.
- Locate Text to Show
- Delete the text from within the box, then add a new one.
- Click the OK button to complete the task.
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If you’re not able to modify links in Word, then chances are the option to do so is grayed out. Please put the cursor in the middle of the link in your document without clicking on it. When you’re done, right-click on the link and select Modify Link. You should now be able to modify your links just as before.
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To easily add links in Microsoft Word with an official shortcut key, you must press Ctrl + K. This will open the Link dialog box.