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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.
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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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Additional hot-links include industry news, membership information and services, answers to frequently asked questions and contacts with state retail associations.
Purchase enables one year of online access to an electronic version of the text with searchable content and hot-linked cross-references.
* Instantly click on dozens of hot-linked Web-site references
Just as important, every advertisement in the digital edition is hot-linked to that company's Web site, providing readers instant access to additional information and products."
* Library View -- provides an alphabetical listing of all element topics on the IFC, and each is hot-linked to the template that is accessed from the corresponding graphical view.
The team also created a password-protected web site for the summary analysis report, graphic representations and hot-linked letters from employees.
This highly selective and informatively annotated directory is divided into 33 key marketing categories listing more than 400 hand-picked marketing web sites and hundreds of essential hot-links.
A hot-linked glossary allows users to search and find key definitions.
Moreover, macys.com will be hot-linked through America Online as part of the company's marketing initiatives.