Web Capabilities

Word processing and online content go hand-in-hand in today's world. Fortunately, Word provides a few tools to make the transition from a Word document to the Internet easy. These tips explain what you can do with Internet-related information in Word.

Tips, Tricks, and Answers

The following articles are available for the 'Web Capabilities' topic. Click the article''s title (shown in bold) to see the associated article.

   Adding Hyperlinks
Adding a hyperlink to s text selection is easy to do in Word. All you need to do is make a couple of clicks and specify the target for the link.

   Building Your Own Web Page
Want to build a Web page using Word? Here's an overview of how it works.

   Checking for Valid Hyperlinks
If you have a document containing a lot of hyperlinks, it would be cool if there was a way to check all those hyperlinks and make sure they weren't broken. Word doesn't provide such a feature, but there are ways you can help to accomplish the task.

   Controlling URL Formatting
When you type a URL into a document, Word helpfully converts it to a live hyperlink. If you don't want Word to be quite that helpful, here's how to turn off (or on) the conversion of those URLs.

   Getting Rid of Many Hyperlinks
Need to get rid of hyperlinks that result when you paste information from the Internet into your document? Here's the ways you can go about getting rid of them.

   Hyperlinks in Protected Documents
Need the ability to follow a hyperlink in a document you've protected? If so, you'll need to examine different ways of creating the link, as discussed in this tip.

   Hyperlinks to PDF Files Won't Open
If you have a document that contains hyperlinks to a PDF file, it is possible that the links may not open the PDF file properly. The solution may be to upgrade your version of Adobe Reader, as described in this tip.

   Making Live URLs Into Normal Text
Convert those URLs into regular text! It's easy to do when you follow the steps in this tip.

   Previewing Your Web Page
Need to see what your document would look like as a Web page? Word allows you to get a glimpse by using the Web Page Preview tool.

   Replacing Plain Text with a Hyperlink
Active hyperlinks can be a desired feature in some types of documents. If you want to replace multiple instances of plain text with an active hyperlink, you'll welcome the techniques discussed in this tip.

   Saving Your Web Page
Want to save your document as a Web page? It's easy to do in Word; almost as easy as saving your document normally.

   Setting Web Fonts
If you intend to generate a Web page from your document, you need to be concerned with the fonts that Word will use. Here's how you can specify the fonts that you prefer.

   Specifying Your Target Monitor
When using Word to create content that will end up on the Web, it is helpful to know the probably screen resolution of those who will be viewing your information. Here's how to specify that resolution within Word.

   Stupid Web Toolbar
If the Web toolbar pops up and drives you crazy, this tip can help. Here you learn how to turn off the pop-up nature of the Web toolbar.

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