Linking to a URL
You can also use hyperlinks to open an external document or web page by providing a Uniform Resource Locator (URL). These links provide users with easy access to additional sources of information creating more interactive reports.
For example, Figure 9-15 shows a report displaying weekly stock performance. To provide a user with additional information about the company, you can create a hyperlink so that choosing the name of the company launches the company web site.
Figure 9-16 shows the options you specify to create a hyperlink that directs a user to an external URL. In the example shown in Figure 9-15, choosing MYCO directs a user to the web site, www.mycompany.com.
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How to create a hyperlink to an external URL
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Choose OK. The report design displays the hyperlink based on the options you specified.

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