Use hyperlink without holding Ctrl

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By default, hyperlinks are used with pressing or holding Ctrl. But you can turn off this function.
Ctrl+Click to follow link in Word 365

To use the hyperlink without pressing or holding Ctrl key, do the following:

   1.   On the File tab, click the Options button:

Word 365 options

   2.   In the Word Options dialog box, on the Advanced tab, under Editing options uncheck Use CTRL + Click to follow hyperlink:

Use CTRL + Click to follow hyperlink in Word 365

   3.   Click OK.

Click to follow link in Word 365

See also this tip in French: Comment utiliser un lien hypertexte sans appuyer Ctrl.

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