Project 2016 For Dummies
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In Project 2016, you can insert hyperlinks in a project outline, which provides a handy way to quickly open another project, another file of any type, or a web page. To insert a hyperlink to a project document, follow these steps:
  1. Right-click the cell where you want the hyperlinked task to appear.
  2. Choose Hyperlink. The Insert Hyperlink dialog box appears, as shown.

    Linking a file.
  3. In the Text to Display box, type the text that you want to appear for the hyperlink. Ensure that this text clearly states what information is being summarized. In this case, you're linking the Safety Plan to a task in the project.
  4. In the Link To area, click the Existing File or Web Page icon. You can link to a document of any type or to a web page.
  5. In the Look In list, locate and select the file to which you want to insert a hyperlink.
  6. Click the OK button. The link text is inserted, and a hyperlink symbol appears in the Indicator field. You can simply click that link symbol to open the linked file.

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Cynthia Snyder is a well-known speaker, consultant, and trainer on project management, as well as the project manager of the team that updated PMI's Project Management Body of Knowledge, Sixth Edition. Her other books include PMP Certification All-in-One For Dummies and A User's Manual to the PMBOK.

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