Add links to recent files into your document

This feature is only available if you have a Microsoft 365 subscription. If you are a Microsoft 365 subscriber, make sure you have the latest version of Office.

To add a link to a recently used file:

  1. Click or tap at the spot would like to insert the link in your document.

  2. Go to Insert and select the drop arrow to the right of Link.

    The Link Gallery lets you choose from recent Office files you've worked on to insert a link into the current document.

  3. Select the file to insert from the list. If you don't see the file you want, select Insert Link and navigate to the file you want.

    Inserting a link into your text makes it easy for people to access the related file.

Note: Only files stored in OneDrive or SharePoint will be shown on the link gallery.

To create a custom link, type and select the link text and then continue from step 2 above. The selected text becomes a hyperlink to the related file.

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