How to Create Links Between Words in the Same Document in Microsoft Word

Microsoft Word supports multiple types of hyperlinks inside a document, including links to outside URLs, email addresses and other places within the same document. Links between words in the same document can be useful in a table of contents, for referring to a footnote or endnote, or for providing easy access to a previous or future section of a lengthy paper.

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Click the "Insert" tab on the Word Ribbon.

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Highlight the first word you want to link.

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Click the "Bookmark" button.

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Type the name of this bookmark, such as the word itself.

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Click "Add."

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Highlight the second word you want to link.

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Click "Bookmark."

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Enter a new name for this second bookmark.

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Click "Add."

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Click the "Hyperlink" button.

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Click "Place in This Document" on the left.

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Click the name of the bookmark you assigned to the first word.

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Click "OK."

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Highlight the first word again.

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Click "Hyperlink."

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Click "Place in This Document" on the left.

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Click the bookmark name you assigned to the second word.

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Click "OK." Your two words are now linked to one another.