Hyperlinks not working in Word
Thread poster: Arlete Moraes

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Jul 28, 2010

Dear all,

All of a sudden, hyperlinks stopped working in Word documents (I've got Office 2007).
Instead, all hyperkinks are showing like this: {HYPERLINK “http://www.proz.com/”} and are not redirecting to the respective sites.
Does anyone know how to fix this problem?

Thank you in advance for your help.


Kate Chaffer
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Arlete Moraes  Identity Verified
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Thanks! Jul 29, 2010

Dear Kate,

Thank you very much for your help. Alt + F9 did not work out in my case. So, I tried the other suggestion and now the hyperlink problem is solved!

Below are the steps for Word 2007, in case someone else gets the same problem:

Click on the Office button
Select Word options
Select Advanced
Scroll down and in the section “show document content” uncheck “show field codes instead of their values”
Click OK

Note: the box “show field codes instead of their values” was already unchecked in my computer, so I just had to click on OK.

All the best


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