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Alison Balter's Mastering Access 2002 Enterprise Development by Alison Balter

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Working with Hyperlinks

Hyperlinks in Access 2000 and Access 2002 are extremely powerful. They enable you to jump from your application to an Internet, intranet, or file location. Hyperlinks can be stored in table fields or placed directly on forms and reports.

Storing Hyperlinks in Tables

Using the Hyperlink field type, you can easily store URLs (addresses to Internet or intranet sites) and UNCs (addresses to files on a local area network or a local hard disk) in your tables' records. To create a Hyperlink field, select Hyperlink from the Data Type drop-down list while viewing a table's design. Access uses the data stored in the field as a hyperlink address.

Including Hyperlinks on Forms

Although the Hyperlink field type enables you to associate ...

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