Question: Why Is My Word Showing Hyperlinks?

Resetting Hyperlink to Original ColorDisplay the Word Options dialog box.

(In Word 2007 click the Office button and then click Word Options.

At the left side of the dialog box click Advanced.Scroll through the available options until you see the General section.Make sure the Update Automatic Links at Open check box is selected.Click on OK..

To disable this, click the Office button and choose Word Options. Click Proofing, and then click AutoCorrect Options. Click the AutoFormat As You Type tab, and finally, clear the checkbox that says Internet and network paths with hyperlinks.

Most likely problems with opening hyperlinks are connected with either the security restrictions of your Internet browser that doesn’t allow opening pop-up windows, or with your Flash player plug-in that prevents you from opening URLs in local Flash files.

From the Home tab on the ribbon, choose Replace (or Ctrl+H).Click the More >> button to expand the dialog.Click on the blank Find what field.At the bottom, choose Format -> Style…Choose Hyperlink and press OK to close the dialog and return to the previous one.Click on the blank Replace with field.More items…

In the “Styles” menu, hover your mouse pointer over “Hyperlink“, and then click the triangle that appears to the right. From the drop-down menu that appears, select “Modify…“. In the “Formatting” section, choose the color you want to use, then click “OK“.

Find All Hyperlinks in a DocumentFirst, press keyboard shortcuts “Alt+ F9”. You can see all hyperlinks turn into their “Link” parts now.Press “Ctrl + H” to open the “Find and Replace” dialog box.Click “Find”.Then type “^d HYPERLINK” in “Find what” text box.Next click “Reading Highlight”.Choose “Highlight All”.

Type what you want to appear in the “Text to display” field. This is what will appear as the clickable link. Paste the link in the “Address,” “URL,” or “Link to” field. Click in the field and press Ctrl + V (Windows) or ⌘ Cmd + V (Mac) to paste the copied link.

Try this the next time you see the weird hyperlink: just move the insertion point somewhere between the two brackets and press Shift+F9. The field code for the hyperlink should disappear, replaced with the actual text you have associated with the link.

Word for WindowsFrom the Home tab, click the small icon ( … In the Styles menu, hover your mouse pointer over Hyperlink, and click the triangle that appears to the right. … From the drop-down menu that appears, select Modify….In the “Formatting” section, choose the color you want, and then click OK to save your changes.

Select the Insert tab, then click the Hyperlink command. Alternatively, you can open the Insert Hyperlink dialog box by right-clicking the selected text and selecting Hyperlink… from the menu that appears.