How to change the color of links in Word document

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Microsoft Word allows you to customize the appearance of your links, including changing their color. When you insert a link in a Word document, it will be blue by default. However, if you don’t like the look of your link, there are a few ways you can change it. Keep reading this article and we’ll tell you everything you need to know about changing the color of links in a Word document and customizing your links in general.

How to change color of single unvisited link in Word document?

Unvisited hyperlinks are links that have not yet been opened. They are blue by default. You can change the color of a single unvisited link in your Word document. If you wish to do so, follow the steps below:

  1. Select the link of your choice.
  2. Go to the “Home” tab.
  3. In the “Font” section, select the arrow next to the font color.
  4. Choose the color of your link.

It is important to note that this method does not work for a visited link in a Word document.

How to keep a visited link in blue in a Word document?

After you open a link in a Word document, its color changes from blue to purple. If you want to change that and return the link in blue after opening it, follow these steps:

  1. Right click on the link you visited.
  2. Press “Edit hyperlink”.
  3. Press “OK”.

This way you can keep your link blue even after opening it.

How to change color of all unvisited links in Word document?

If you want to change the color of all unvisited links in your document, follow these steps:

  1. Add the link to your document.
  2. Go to the “Home” tab.
  3. Go to the “Styles” section and click on the arrow in the lower right corner of the section.
  4. Scroll down to “Hyperlink”.
  5. Click the arrow to the right.
  6. Press “Edit”.
  7. Choose the color you like.

How to change the color of all visited links in Word document?

If you want to change the color of all the links already open in your Word document, here’s how:

  1. Go to the “Home” tab.
  2. Go to the “Styles” section and click on the arrow in the lower right corner of the section.
  3. Press “Options” in the lower right corner of the “Styles” menu.
  4. Under “Select styles to display”, choose “All styles”.
  5. Press “OK”.
  6. You will now see an option called “FollowedHyperlink” in the “Styles” menu.
  7. Navigate to this option and press the arrow next to it.
  8. Press “Edit”.
  9. Choose the color you like.

How to highlight a link in a Word document?

You can highlight a specific link in your Word document by highlighting it. If you want to try this out, follow the steps below:

  1. Select the link you want to highlight.
  2. Go to the “Home” tab.
  3. In the “Font” section, select the arrow next to the “Text Highlight Color” option.
  4. Select the color you want.

How to remove underline from single hyperlink in Word document?

When you insert a hyperlink in your Word Doc, it will be underlined by default. However, you can remove the underline from a hyperlink. Even when you remove the underline, the hyperlink will still be saved and you can follow the link with the usual shortcut (Ctrl + Click).

  1. Right click on the hyperlink.
  2. Press “Police”.
  3. Under “Underline Style”, select “None”.

How to remove underline from all hyperlinks in Word document?

If you want to keep the style of your document consistent and remove the underline from all your links, you can follow these steps:

  1. Go to the “Home” tab.
  2. Go to the “Styles” section and click on the arrow in the lower right corner of the section.
  3. Scroll down to “Hyperlink”.
  4. Click the arrow to the right.
  5. Press “Edit”.
  6. You will see the icon underlined. Deselect it.

How to remove single hyperlink in Word document?

If you copy text in Word, you will often find that it contains hyperlinks. You can remove a hyperlink by doing the following:

  1. Right click on the hyperlink.
  2. Press “Remove hyperlink”.

How to remove all hyperlinks in Word document?

  1. Press ” Ctrl + A ” to select the entire document.
  2. Press ” Ctrl + Shift + F9. ”

How do I turn off automatic hyperlinks?

Microsoft Word will automatically create hyperlinks by default. However, you can turn it off with a few simple steps:

  1. Tap “File” in the upper left corner.
  2. Press “Options”.
  3. Press “Verification”.
  4. Tap “Auto Correction Options.”
  5. Go to the “Automatic format as you type” tab.
  6. You will see a checkbox for “Internet and network paths with hyperlinks”. Make sure the checkbox is not checked.

How do I turn off shortcuts to follow a link?

By default, Word allows you to follow a link by pressing “Ctrl + Click”. If you want to disable this option, you can do so by following these steps:

  1. Tap “File” in the upper left corner.
  2. Press “Options”.
  3. Press “Advanced”.
  4. You will see a checkbox for “Use Ctrl + Click to follow hyperlink”. Make sure it is not marked.

How to update automatic links?

Microsoft Word updates your links automatically. This means that whenever there is a change in the source file, your link will be updated. However, if your link is changed, you may lose valuable information by accident. Or, if you have a large number of links in your file, you may have to wait for your document to open. You can therefore decide to deactivate this option.

  1. Press “File.”
  2. Press “Options”.
  3. Press “Advanced”.
  4. Scroll down to “General”.
  5. You will see a checkbox for “Update automatic links on open”. Make sure it is not marked.

How to create hyperlink in same Word document?

So far we have dealt with links to different websites. But what if you have a large document and want to insert a hyperlink to take you to a specific location in your document? Fortunately, Word offers this functionality. You can easily move back and forth in your document by inserting hyperlinks.

This feature allows your readers to move on to another part of your document. Here’s how to create a hyperlink in the same Word document:

  1. Mark the destination of your hyperlink by inserting a bookmark which you can find under the “Insert” tab.
  2. Choose the name of your bookmark.
  3. Press “Add”.
  4. Choose the text you want to use as the hyperlink.
  5. Right click on the text and press “Hyperlink”.
  6. Choose “Place in this document”.
  7. Find your destination under “Bookmarks”.
  8. Press “OK”.

What to do when your hyperlink is not working?

By clicking on a hyperlink, your browser should launch automatically and bring you to the page. If this does not happen, your hyperlink is not functioning correctly. There are a few things you can check to determine what the problem is:

  1. Check Website – Launch your browser and search for the website using your hyperlink url. Websites can edit or delete pages, which can affect your hyperlink. Try to find its new location on the website.
  2. Check URL – If you typed in the URL manually, check it to make sure you haven’t missed anything. If you copied your URL, check if you copied the entire address as you might have forgotten something.
  3. Check the domain structure – The prefix in the address can sometimes cause your hyperlink to malfunction. Also, be sure to check the website suffix or top level domain. For example, a page on “.gov” will not open if you gave it a “.com” suffix.
  4. Check Word Settings – Make sure automatic hyperlinks in Word are turned on. If this option is disabled, hyperlinks will not work.

Master Word hyperlinks in just a few clicks

You now know more about links in Word documents. This step-by-step guide shows you how to customize your links and adjust them to suit your needs.

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