WORD 2003 and hyperlinks problem
Thread poster: Eleni Makantani

Eleni Makantani
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English to Greek
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Dec 28, 2007

Hello, when I opened a Word 2003 document which contained many hyperlinks I noticed that the hyperlinks were not the kind of blue, underlined, clickable text, but had the form, i.e. {HYPERLINK"http://www.proz.com" \o "proz"}, which is really frustrating.

Does anybody know how I can get rid of this view? it is really frustrating, because there is a large number of lyperlinks in my text. Moreover, I do not remember doing anything strange that mght have caused it.

Another thing, does anyone know how I can deactivate more hyperlinks at a time in a Word 2003 document?

Please, help!


Fabio Descalzi  Identity Verified
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Moving this thread... Dec 28, 2007

... to Office Applications forum


Marta Fernandez-Suarez  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
Local time: 14:31
English to Spanish
I think Dec 28, 2007


Go to Options > view > untick Fieldcodes




Ken Cox  Identity Verified
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deactivating hyperlinks Dec 28, 2007

To deactivate multiple hyperlinks in a Word document, select the text containing the hyperlinks and then press the key combination CTRL SHIFT F9 (press and hold the CTRL and SHIFT keys and then press F9 at the same time). This converts all hyperlinks in the selected text (and other text generated by field codes) to ordinary text.

You can also use this to convert tables of contents and indexes to ordinary text.


Eleni Makantani
Local time: 16:31
English to Greek
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Thank you all! Dec 28, 2007

Thank you, Marta and Ken!!!
Your help was just preciousicon_smile.gif

I'm so happy about proz!!!


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