When it comes to printing documents, vibrant blue underlined hyperlinks can seem distracting or unprofessional. So how do you remove these hyperlinks in Word? It’s simpler than you might think.
Preventing Automatic Hyperlink Creation
Word automatically creates hyperlinks when typing Internet and network paths, but you can change this.
Go to the ‘File’ tab and select ‘Options’.
In the ‘Word Options’ dialog box, select ‘Proofing’.
Click on ‘AutoCorrect Options…’.
Navigate to the ‘AutoFormat As You Type’ tab.
Under ‘Replace as you type’, uncheck ‘Internet and network paths with hyperlinks’.
Repeat step 5 for the ‘AutoFormat’ tab.
Click ‘OK’ to save changes.
This will prevent Word from automatically creating hyperlinks in your documents, preserving a clean and professional look. Removing hyperlinks in Word can make your documents appear more polished, especially for prints. Try this tip today to enhance your Word documents.