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Special Edition Using Microsoft® Word 2000 by Bill Camarda

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More Types of Hyperlinks

The most common types of hyperlinks include links to other Web pages, frames, or email addresses. Several less common hyperlinking options include building hyperlinks to

  • FTP (File Transfer Protocol) sites

  • Gopher sites

  • Newsgroups

  • Telnet sessions

Note

Including a hyperlink to an FTP site, a newsgroup, or a telnet session will spawn external applications when it is clicked. The FTP hyperlink will open your default browser, the hyperlink to a newsgroup will open your default newsreader (probably Outlook Express), and the hyperlink to a telnet session will spawn your default telnet application (probably either Telnet or Hyperterminal).

Because these options are not automatically available in Word 2000, you need to manually type ...

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