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hyperlink

a word, phrase, picture, icon, etc., in a computer document on which a user may click to move to another part of the document or to another document

hyperlink

[′hī·pər‚liŋk]
(computer science)
A highlighted word, phrase, or image in the display of a computer document which, when chosen, connects the user to another part of the same document or to different document (text, image, audio, video, or animation). In electronic documents, these cross references can be followed by a mouse click, and the target of the hyperlink may be on a physically distant computer connected by a network or the Internet.

hyperlink

hyperlink

A predefined linkage between one object and another. See hypertext. See also Hyperloop.
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But digital briefs with hyperlinks should be burned onto a CD-ROM instead, because it is difficult to keep the hyperlinks intact when transmitting them over the Internet.
The use of logical bread crumbs with proper hyperlinks on the bread crumbs that take the user one or two steps back is a must for any call-center Web application to be effective.
Instead of buttons, we have hyperlinks that seemingly open doors to knowledge bases, blogs, hobby sites, chat rooms and those vast cyber-labyrinths of trade and media organizations.
Teachers should be prepared to deal with vulgar or obscene comments or hyperlinks.
The patent only concerns hyperlinks in the United States, as a similar legal control for the UK has now expired.
But while Bemer could have a claim over the origins of hyperlinks, he's not as deluded as BT to think that anyone can actually claim a hold over something so pervasive.
In some cases, you might want to provide a company with advertising space but not allow it to also have a hyperlink.
If the user wants more detail on this particular item, they can simply click on the hyperlink and it takes them right to that portion of the IBM Internet site.
Remove the check in the box next to Internet and network paths with hyperlinks.
We thought it was a joke when BT first said it invented hyperlinks but obviously its lawyers have no sense of humour.
All of that background information that you regularly stuff into your writing can be sloughed off by using hyperlinks.