How to Link a PDF File in Word


Microsoft Word, the word processing program, is widely used for creating, editing and printing documents. Within a document, you often need to reference data or information contained in a separate file such as a PDF. Use the program hyperlink option to link any PDF file to a Microsoft Word document.

Things You'll Need

  • Microsoft Word
  • Open Microsoft Word.

  • Press "Ctrl"+"O" to bring up the browse window. Then browse your computer to find
    a Word document in which you will insert the link. Double-click on the file to open it in Microsoft Word.

  • Select a place in the document, for instance a word, phrase or even a sentence, where you will insert a PDF file link; clicking on this link will open the PDF file.

  • Click "Insert" > "Links" > "Hyperlink." This will open the browse window.

  • Find the PDF file by browsing your computer.

  • Double-click on the PDF file to insert the link into the Word document.

  • Press and hold the key "Ctrl" and then click on the link created to open the PDF file from the Word document.

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