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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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The hyperlinked society: Questioning connections in the digital age (pp.
Hyperlinked briefs are still relatively rare, particularly in pretrial practice, and even attorneys who have seen them before may think they are extremely expensive and complicated.
An E-Brief includes the customary paper brief and all of the supplemental documents that are referenced in the brief, all digitally stored and hyperlinked.
Typically, briefs, transcripts and audio/video are gathered; hard copies of exhibits or lower court records are scanned, case law is downloaded and all documents are hyperlinked.
Blue Wireless Hyperlinked Audio(TM) technology re-purposes audio so that it works well in wireless applications.
com's electronic hyperlinked publishing technology makes it easier than ever for attorneys to state their case and for a judge to conduct case review.
Hyperlinked document collections can be output to Interleaf WorldView or Abode PostScript or PDF (with Distiller) electronic page description formats.
Hyperlinked tables of contents, autoreferences, and indexes are automatically generated for Interleaf, Microsoft Word, WordPerfect, FrameMaker, CAD software, and other applications.
WorldView automatically builds a hyperlinked table of contents, index of terms and figures and maintains hyperlinks inserted in source documents originating from popular authoring packages.
ActiveCGM also supports zooming, panning, magnification, navigation and animation of "intelligent," hyperlinked CGM graphics.
V-Search is a client-server data-visualization system that is particularly well-suited to mapping and navigating complex hyperlinked databases of electronic text.