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hot link

[¦hät ′liŋk]
(computer science)
A linking of information in two documents so that modification of the information in the source document results in the same change in the destination document.

hot link

A predefined connection between programs so that when information in one database or file is changed, related information in other databases and files is also updated. See hypertext, compound document and OLE.
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In addition, small retailers interested in starting their own Web page can inexpensively with the "Avenue" on NRF's home page, which the organization describes as "an inexpensive hot-link option.
QuickView - When just the fast facts are needed, select an element from the summary chart at the top of the QuickView report and hot-link to key metric information such as utilization, errors, and volume compared to baseline.
Network managers can use the new automated, Web-based ReportPacks as complete, "out-of-the-box" solutions, or treat them as templates from which they can customize the graphs and data, update polling polices, fine tune threshold definitions, hot-link in additional charts, and use TRENDweb's presentation-style drawing package to add descriptive text and company-specific graphics.
Users can now embed hot-links from one diagram to another.
In addition, the NEVAgator provides hot-links to more than 50 useful (and fun) Web sites.
Each of the network sites are accessible directly, through Rainbow's corporate site or through hot-links to each other.
These provide hot-links so that a single mouse click can automatically launch an on-line session with the originating Internet site to get the full story, using Netscape Communication's Netscape Navigator web browser, or any browser of the PC owner's choice.
Company Information includes Who Banyan Is, Banyan's Mission and Core Technologies, Company Facts, Customer Solutions, Market Wisdom, and Hot-Links to other Banyan-related sites.
S 90 AutoGraph (an Executive Information System) and F9 (a utility that hot-links the General Ledger to popular spreadsheet programs).