How to Change "Ctrl-Click" to a Single Click Web Link in Word

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Web links in an unprotected Word document can be clicked on to open the Web page in your computer's browser. You can modify Word's settings to access the link through a single click or by pressing the "Ctrl" key and clicking your mouse.

Step 1

Launch Word. Click on the "Microsoft Office" button to open the "Word Options" dialog box.

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Step 2

Click on the "Options" button, located under the "Word" tab. The Word Options dialog box appears.

Step 3

Select the "Advanced" tab from the left pane. Then clear the checkbox next to "Use CTRL + Click to follow hyperlinks."

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Step 4

Click "OK." The "Ctrl-Click" hyperlink function is disabled.

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