Learn how you can use text as an anchor to create links in PowerPoint 2013.
Author: Geetesh Bajaj
Product/Version: Microsoft PowerPoint 2013
OS: Windows 7 and higher
Anything that you can select within a PowerPoint slide can serve as an anchor. While all slide objects can function as anchors, text does have some characteristics that make it work as a “visible” anchor. Unlike other anchors, hyperlinked text in PowerPoint is underlined automatically – and thus visible as an anchor. We will explore the different aspects of text anchors in PowerPoint 2013 within this tutorial.
An anchor is any slide object that can be clicked so that some action happens. Many times this action is the opening of a hyperlinked target. We already explored using anchors to create hyperlinks to within the presentation, outside the presentation, and to web pages.
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If you want to add a hyperlink to text, and not show it as underlined, you have two options:
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