Links can be web addresses, email addresses or page jumps.

Drag out the area on the page for your link, and select the link tool:

You will see options on the right:


Enter the link for your web address, email address or page number:

Web address:

The front part of the web address is optional, such as http://

Enter your web address for the link - for example

Email address:

To distinguish email addresses from web addresses, start your emails with mailto:

For example

Page Number:

To distinguish page numbers, start you number with #

For example, #6 will jump to page 6


Select a style for your link from the drop down box. You can see a preview of the link on the right of the box.

Open Link In

Select the target for your link - note that whether the link opens in a window or tab is determined by the browser the reader is using:

New Window / Tab

Opens the link in a new window or tab. Your digital publication will remain in the current window or tab and the link opens in a new one.

Same Window / Tab

Opens the link in the same window or tab that the viewer is in now. This will replace your online publication with the link.

Shared Window / Tab

This option will open the link in a new window or tab the first time, and each time another link is opened, it will open in the same window/ tab as the first one. For example, if you have a catalogue that has many parts linked that open up to a web page with more information, use this option for the parts links, and each time a part is clicked on it will open up in the same window or tab, rather than opening a new window or tab for every part that a reader clicks on. It is like having one window or tab for the digital publication and one window or tab for the information about the part that has been clicked on.

Hover Text

This is the text that shows up when the reader puts their mouse cursor over the link. Note that this does not display on touch devices.