You can use hyperlinks to link graphics to other elements such as webpages, different files, and different file presentations in PowerPoint. When the user clicks on the link, it will transfer the user to the file’s location. You can attach a hyperlink to any selected object on the slide, for instance, text and charts. You can let people know the type of data displayed when the link is clicked by specifying the text that should appear in a ScreenTip when pointing to a linked element.
In this tutorial, we will explain how to link content:
- To a selected slide.
- To an Existing File.
- To a Webpage.
- To an Email message.
- How to create ScreenTip for linked graphics.
1] How to link elements to a selected slide
On the Insert tab in the Links group, click the Link button.
In the Link drop-down list, click Insert Link.
An Insert Hyperlink dialog box will appear.
Under Link to; Click Place into this document.
In the Place into this document, list and select the slide you want and click OK.
To test if the hyperlink is working, go to the View tab in the Presentation Views group, click Reading View, or select Reading View on the window’s bottom right.
In the Reading View, click on the image; it will transfer you to the image to test the link.
2] How to link content to an Existing File
Click on the image.
In the Edit Hyperlink dialog box, click Existing File or WebPage.
In the Existing File or Webpage window, click the file you want.
Go to the Reading view to test the hyperlink.
3] How to link graphics to a Webpage
Click on the image.
In the Insert Hyperlink dialog box, click Existing File or WebPage.
On the Address box, enter the URL of the Webpage.
Or click Browse Pages and select a URL.
4] How to link objects to an Email message
In the Edit Hyperlink dialog box, click Email Address.
Enter an Email Address and Subject and click OK.
5] How to create ScreenTip for linked graphics
A ScreenTip is a feature that allows you to enter a custom link on a text.
On the upper-right corner of the Edit Hyperlink dialog box, click ScreenTip.
A ScreenTip dialog box will appear, enter your text, and click OK.
Go to the Reading view.
I hope this helps; if you have a question, please comment below.