Hyperlinks on the Internet are always underlined and appear in a
different color to make them prominent.

On 2/13/18, Adrian Spratt <adr...@adrianspratt.com> wrote:
> Underlining is also visually distracting and can give undue prominence. In a
> document that isn't multicolored, the change in color should make hyperlinks
> stand out. In a document where colors are used for other purposes, I can see
> your point. For screenreader users, links are announced as such.
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: JAWS-Users-List [mailto:jaws-users-list-boun...@jaws-users.com] On
> Behalf Of Roger Newell
> Sent: Monday, February 12, 2018 1:25 AM
> To: jaws-users-list@jaws-users.com
> Subject: Re: [JAWS-Users] Hyperlink in a Word document.
>
> You really should not remove the underlining. This is an accessibility
> feature for people who visually look at links.
> 1. Text that is underlined is more noticeable which can assist people in
> determining the important parts of a document, or to quickly scan for a link
> to click on.
> 2. It serves as a tool to inform users that what they see is not just text
> that is colored differently, but actually a link.
>
> On 2/11/18, Adrian Spratt <adr...@adrianspratt.com> wrote:
>> Brian,
>>
>> For purposes of inserting a link to a Webpage, I've found the method
>> described by Fernando to work every time: Copy the Webpage's address
>> with alt-d followed by control-c, then Select the text in the
>> document, press control-k, control-v, then enter.
>>
>> Two points to keep in mind. First, the text selection process needs to
>> be precise. For example, if I want to make the title of an article
>> into a link, I make sure that only the title is selected, without any
>> subsequent punctuation or spaces.
>>
>> Second, Word automatically underlines text that contains a hyperlink.
>> I've made it a practice, once the hyperlink has been inserted, to
>> select the text a second time and press control-u twice. For some
>> reason, it must be done twice in this instance to remove the
>> underlining. Unless, of course, you want that distracting underlining.
>>
>> The next time I need to insert an email address in a Word document,
>> I'll try your method and Fernando's. Thanks to you both for these ideas.
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: JAWS-Users-List [mailto:jaws-users-list-boun...@jaws-users.com]
>> On Behalf Of Brian Lee
>> Sent: Saturday, February 10, 2018 8:02 PM
>> To: jaws-users-list@jaws-users.com
>> Subject: Re: [JAWS-Users] Hyperlink in a Word document.
>>
>> Hello Judy,
>>
>> If you are inserting a link to a web page, I have found it better to
>> use the JAWS cursor in the Insert Hyperlink dialog box.  Here are the
>> steps you might want to try:
>>
>> In the Word document where you want the words that people see, start
>> by using CTRL with K.
>> Type in the web address for the link's destination.
>> I suggest that you don't tab through the dialog box using the PC
>> cursor as things can get messed up.
>> After typing in the web address route JAWS to PC.
>> With JAWS cursor active do a page up.
>> Arrow down once to the line with "link to" and "text to display.
>> Press home key and then use JAWS key with right arrow key until you
>> find the address just past the words "text to display."
>> Simulate a left mouse button click to bring focus there.
>> Put on PC cursor, select the text in the field and overwrite the text
>> with the words you want used.
>> Route JAWS to PC again, do a page down and find the OK button.
>> Do a simulated left mouse button click on the OK button.
>>
>> You should be able to test it.  If your document is saved move on to
>> the line with the link, use application key and choose to open hyperlink.
>>
>> Take care.
>>
>> Brian Lee
>> brianl...@charter.net
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: JAWS-Users-List [mailto:jaws-users-list-boun...@jaws-users.com]
>> On Behalf Of Judy Jones
>> Sent: February 10, 2018 4:23 PM
>> To: jaws-users-list@jaws-users.com
>> Subject: [JAWS-Users] Hyperlink in a Word document.
>>
>> We have all seen the phrase, "Click here for more information."
>>
>>
>>
>> How do I link a web site to the word Here, in that phrase, or, another
>> example, a link to the phrase, Leave A Reply, linking that phrase to a
>> site where one can leave a reply?
>>
>>
>>
>> Thanks.
>>
>>
>>
>> Judy
>>
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