PRJ: Path or URL Not Changed into Hyperlink Automatically

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Symptoms
In Microsoft Project, when you type a path to a file (such as C:\mydocs\Project1.mpp) or a Web address (a URL such as www.microsoft.com)into a text field such as Text1 or Notes, the text may not automaticallychange into a hyperlink.
Cause
This problem occurs when you type the path or Web address without a prefix,such as file: or http://.

In text fields Text1 - Text30 and the Notes field, Microsoft Projectrequires a prefix such as file: or http:// to distinguish the text as ahyperlink.
Workaround
To work around this problem, type a prefix such as file: followed by thepath to the file. For example, type file:C:\mydocs\Project1.mpp.

Microsoft Project recognizes and changes the following prefixes intohyperlinks:
ftp://
file:
gopher://
http://
mailto:
news://
telnet://
Status
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.
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Article ID: 195358 - Last Review: 01/07/2015 07:32:28 - Revision: 5.0

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