Using hyperlinks

Creating hyperlinks in Notes and Discussions

When posting a Note or a Discussion in you can add in links to other pages or other sites on the internet. You can also link to documents, helping you and other users more easily find and open those documents in future.

You will need is the URL of the page you want to link to. You can get this by going to the page you want to create a link to and copying the URL from the address bar of your browser.

Once you’ve copied the URL go to the area in where you want to post the note or discussion. You then have two options:

  1. Paste the link you have copied into the text box (you can right click and choose paste or press CTRL+V) and then press the space bar. This will turn the URL you pasted into hyperlink allowing people to click on it when you post the message
  2. Alternatively you can turn some text into a hyperlink. To do that highlight the text you want to make a link and then click the link icon in the editor of the discussion or notes area. This will open a small pop up box. Paste the URL you copied into the “Link URL” field and click insert. When you post the message people will be able to click on that text and be taken straight to the page you have linked.

By following the same process, you can also create links to documents within Simply right click on the document you want to link to and select ‘copy shortcut’.

Then, in a note or discussion, paste the link by following the instructions above.