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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. A hyperlink typically refers to an icon or text on a Web page that, when clicked or tapped, transfers the user to another part of the page or to another page on the current website or to a completely different website (see hypertext). See also Hyperloop.
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4 A good rule of thumb for hyperlink editing is to remember that everything is a spot.
The key considerations for evaluating the effectiveness of all hyperlinks are:
Seven months prior to In Re: Philadelphia Newspapers, the SCC had occasion to examine the question of whether a hyperlink should be considered a publication of defamatory content.
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HYPERLINK "http://www.sas.com/success/ism.html" http://www.sas.com/success/ism.html
(10) In the next section, we test the difference of mean scores between groups over varied course assessments to verify the significance of hyperlink insertion.
With this partnership, StepStone will leverage Hyperlink's deep domain expertise in the Middle East that encompasses 100+ Oracle Application installations for public sector organizations, utilities, process manufacturing, financial services companies and offer the Talent Management Solutions to these customers; access to business consultants who are conversant in the local language and a strong sales force spread across the Middle-East and the Gulf area.
* @hyperlink (TYPE: xs:anyURI, optional): a hyperlink to provide supporting information about the input or output.
On the occasion of 39th GCC Summit held in Saudi Arabia on Sunday, a hyperlink was launched on the GCC leaders in an initiative by HM's website.