Microsoft Word 2003: Stop Requiring CTRL+Click to Use Hyperlinks

Posted October 10, 2006 by Rob Rogers in Microsoft Word

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By default, Word 2003 requires that you hold down the Ctrl key whenever you want to visit a hyperlink. This is to prevent you from mistakingly going to websites listed in the document. This tech-recipe describes how to disable this function and allow hyperlinks to be clicked without the need for the Ctrl key:

1. Click Tools.

2. Select Options.

3. In the Options dialog box, select the Edit tab.

4. Uncheck Use CTRL + Click to follow hyperlink.

5. Click OK.


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