Create Hyperlink and Bookmark Microsoft Word

Working on Technical Specifications and looking for a way to interlink sections in Microsoft Word? You are writing a pseudo algorithm and want to link with SQL which are part the of same document as shown in below image.

bookmark hyperlink

Let’s see how to create bookmark and hyperlink in Microsoft Word.

Check above image. Let’s create link between SQL 1 in in SQL section and SQL 1 in Pseudo Algorithm section.

Highlight the word SQL in SQL section and in Microsoft Word and click on (1) Insert menu. You can see (2) Bookmark and (3) Hyperlink button.

hyperlink bookmark toolbar in word

Click on Bookmark button. It opens a popup window as shown below. Enter details like Bookmark Name. Space and Special character not allowed here. Click on Add button. This is the way you create Bookmark.

create bookmark

Next let’s create a Hyperlink. Select the word where you want to create hyperlink and click on Insert->Hyperlink Button in Toolbar. It should open below window.

create hyperlink

Select Place in This Document button and select Bookmark to create link and hit OK. That’s it and a Hyperlink is create.

You can use CTRL + Click to follow link.

select navigate

I hope you found this small tip useful. Using proper linking in a document you can create easy to understand TS.

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