Hyperlinking a slide in PowerPoint allows you to create a link that, when clicked, will take you directly to another slide in the same presentation. Here’s how you can do it:

Method 1: Using the Hyperlink Option

  1. Open your PowerPoint presentation.
  2. Navigate to the slide from which you want to create a hyperlink.
  3. Select the text, shape, or object that you want to turn into a hyperlink.
  4. Right-click on the selected item, and choose “Hyperlink” from the context menu.
  5. In the Insert Hyperlink dialog box that appears, navigate to the left sidebar and select “Place in This Document.”
  6. A list of all slides in your presentation will appear. Click on the slide you want to link to.
  7. Click “OK” to create the hyperlink.
  8. You can test the hyperlink by entering Slide Show mode (press F5 or use the Slide Show tab).

Method 2: Using Action Settings

  1. Open your PowerPoint presentation.
  2. Navigate to the slide from which you want to create a hyperlink.
  3. Select the text, shape, or object that you want to turn into a hyperlink.
  4. Go to the “Insert” tab in the Ribbon.
  5. In the Links group, click on the “Action” button.
  6. In the Action Settings dialog box, choose the “Hyperlink to:” option.
  7. In the drop-down menu, select “Slide…”
  8. A list of all slides in your presentation will appear. Click on the slide you want to link to.
  9. Click “OK” to apply the action settings.
  10. You can test the hyperlink by entering Slide Show mode.

Method 3: Using Slide Thumbnails

  1. Open your PowerPoint presentation.
  2. Switch to the Slide Sorter view by clicking on the “View” tab and selecting “Slide Sorter.”
  3. In Slide Sorter view, find the slide you want to link to.
  4. Click and drag a selection box around the slide thumbnail to select it.
  5. Right-click on the selected slide, choose “Hyperlink,” and then select “Place in This Document.”
  6. Choose the slide you want to link to and click “OK.”
  7. You can test the hyperlink by entering Slide Show mode.

Choose the method that fits your workflow and preferences. Hyperlinks can be a useful tool for creating non-linear presentations or for quickly navigating between specific slides.

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