Access 97 adds a new member, Hyperlink, to its repertoire of field data types. Hyperlink isn't a Jet 3.5 data type, because Jet 3.5 stores Access Hyperlink values in Memo fields. Access 97's Hyperlink data type simply interprets the value of the Memo field as a hyperlink and formats the display accordingly.
A Hyperlink field value may consist of the following three components:
Display text, an optional descriptive name for the hyperlink that appears as emphasized text, usually underlined and having a distinctive color.
Address, a required reference to the location of a related document. The reference can be an Internet URL for World Wide Web and FTP (File Transfer Protocol) sites, a relative ...