Links

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Links help a Viewer of your document jump to different pages within or URLs outside your document. You can create links by going to Insert > Links > Link in the Displayr Ribbon in Edit Mode. Links only become active once you publish your document.

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Features

Below are the options available from the Link menu:

  • Web Page - only the http, https and ftp URLs are allowed. You can also specify if you'd like to Open this link in a new tab.
  • Page in this Document - links to a particular page in your current Displayr document such as a Table of Contents or Home page. You can also specify if you'd like to Open this link in a new tab.
  • Back - goes backward in your browser history.
  • Forward - goes forward in your browser history.
  • Previous Page - goes to the previous page in your document.
  • Next Page - goes to the next page in your document.

How to use these features

General steps to insert a link to your document.

  1. Select the object or text that you would like to add the link to.
  2. Select the desired option from the Insert > Links > Link menu.
  • If selecting Web Page or Page in this Document:
    • Specify what the URL or page title to link to
    • Check the Open this link in a new tab box to open the link in a new tab
    • Click OK

More Details

  • You can remove a link on an object by going to Insert > Links > Link > Web Page and delete the Address - click OK.
  • To see if there is a link already on an object, select the object and go to the Insert > Links > Link menu to see if there is an option highlighted in the menu.
  • If outputs on your page are interactive, you will not be able to create a link on top of them. This most notably includes visuals created from the Visualizations menu.