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

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.

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

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

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

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