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Remove or disable links

You can remove a link from a single address or many links at once, turn off automatic links, and turn off the need to press the Ctrl key to follow a link.

Remove a link

To remove a link but keep the text, right-click the link, and then click Remove link.

To completely remove the link, select it and then press the DELETE key.

In Excel:

If the link was created using the HYPERLINK feature, you can remove it by following these steps:

  1. Select the cell that contains the link.

  2. Press Ctrl + C to copy the link.

  3. Right click and paste using the paste option values a.

Simultaneous removal of all links

If you are using Word or Outlook or Excel 2010 or later, you can use a keyboard shortcut to remove all links in a file.

In Word and Outlook:

  1. Press Ctrl + A to select all of the text.

  2. Press CTRL + SHIFT + F9.

In Excel 2010 and higher:

  • Select all cells that contain links, or press Ctrl + A to select all cells.

  • Right-click, and then click Remove links.

Disabling automatic links

If you don't want Office to automatically create links in the document as you type, you can turn the links off.

  1. In Office 2010 and higher:

    click on file > Options > Document review.

    (In Outlook, click file > Options > e-mail > Editor options > Document review.)

    In Office 2007:

    Click the Microsoft Office Button, then click Options > Document review.

    (In Outlook, open a new message, click the Microsoft Office Button, and then click Editor options > Document review.

  2. click on AutoCorrect options and then the tab AutoFormat as you type.

  3. Uncheck the box Internet and network paths through links.

Turn off Ctrl + Click to open a link's target

By default, in Word and Outlook, when you click a link, you must press the Ctrl key to follow the link. This additional step prevents you from accidentally switching to a linked destination while editing a document.

If you want to click links without pressing Ctrl, try the following:

  1. In Word 2010 and later, click file > Options > Extended.

    In Word 2007, click the Microsoft Office Button> Word options > Extended.

    In Outlook 2010 and later, click file > Options > e-mail > Editor options > Extended.

    In Outlook 2007, open a new message and click the Microsoft Office Button> Editor options > Extended.

  2. Deactivate under Editing options check box Use Ctrl + click to open links.

See also

Create or edit a link