A hyperlink is an essential tool for any web page. It allows you to quickly access an external webpage or a file/folder in your system. These are widely used in web pages to link to other sites. Hyperlinks are also very useful in Google Sheets. You can use them to link to specific cells or ranges of cells in other sheets. This can be a great way to organize your data and make it easy to find what you’re looking for. In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to add hyperlinks in Google Sheets.
How to Create a Hyperlink in Google Sheets?
Several ways allow you to quickly create a hyperlink in Google Sheets. All of them are very easy to use.
Method 1: Context menu
To insert a hyperlink via the context menu, you need to:
- Select a piece of text or a cell that you want to link.
- Right-click and select Insert Link.
- Paste the link from the clipboard or specify the path to the cell, file, or sheet manually.
Method 2: Using the formula
There is a special formula with a simple syntax:
- URL – a link to the page where this hyperlink should lead to.
- Name – the content that a person will see at the link.
Method 3: Through the context menu
How to insert a hyperlink in Google Sheets:
- Click on the “Insert” tab in the menu.
- Select “Link” from the list of options.
- Paste the link into the box that appears on the screen.
By the way, there is a faster way to call the menu for inserting a link – using hotkeys. To use the opportunity, you need to highlight the name of the link and press the combination Ctrl + K. All that remains is to paste the link.
In conclusion, hyperlinks are an incredibly powerful and versatile tool for organizing your data in Google Sheets. It’s easy to create links that direct users to specific cells or ranges of cells in other sheets. You can also use them to link to external websites or files/folders stored on your computer. Knowing how to create these links will come in handy soon.