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How to create a mailto hyperlink in a presentation in PowerPoint for Mac
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In a slide show presentation in Microsoft PowerPoint, you can create a hyperlink to a mailto Uniform Resource Locator (URL) to send mail to a specific recipient. The mailto URL uses the following syntax:
where mailto is the protocol, and <email_address> is the e-mail address of the recipient (for example, mailto:email@example.com).
This mailto link can be used in a presentation running in Kiosk mode; however, the Kiosk station must have a method, such as a keyboard, to write the message. Nevertheless, you can format the mailto URL to address a mail message to a specific recipient when you activate the link. This article describes how to create a mailto hyperlink.
To create a mailto hyperlink, follow these steps:
NOTE: For this to work, you must have an e-mail client installed and it must be running correctly.