How to Create a Target Frame Within a Word Document

By Aksana Nikolai

In addition to making use of its word processing features, Microsoft Word users are also able to design web pages with this application. To do so, they must work with frames pages. Frames pages divide a browser window into several areas that can simultaneously display different web pages. Users are able to specify the frame that will display the destination document or web page of a given hyperlink. They can do with the help of the target frame feature.

Things You'll Need

  • Frame destination document or web page

Step 1

Highlight the text in the Word document that you wish to add a hyperlink to.

Step 2

Select the "Link" option from the "Insert" menu located at the top of the Word window. The "Edit Hyperlink" dialog box will appear.

Step 3

Navigate to the target file or web page that you would like the selected text to link to. Select the desired file from the folders stored on your computer or from a list of recently browsed web pages.

Step 4

Click on the "Target Frame" button, which is located in the middle of the right side of the dialog box. The "Set Target Frame" dialog box will appear.

Step 5

Use the scroll menu to indicate whether you wish the target document or Web page to open up in a new window, parent window or in the same frame. Clink "OK" to return to the "Target Frame" box.

Step 6

Click "OK" to exit the "Target Frame" box.

Step 7

Click on the hyperlinked text to verify that it routes users to the correct file or web page.