Hyperlink

Hyperlink[uri]
represents a hyperlink that jumps to the specified URI when clicked.

Hyperlink[label, uri]
represents a hyperlink to be displayed as label.

Details and OptionsDetails and Options

  • The following forms of URIs can be used:
  • "string"a URI such as
    {"file.nb",None}a complete local notebook file
    {"file.nb","tag"}the first cell with the specified tag in a local notebook file
  • Local notebook files can be specified by relative paths such as . The base of the paths is taken to be the location of the notebook that contains the hyperlink.
  • Hyperlink can be used with graphics or any other expression.
  • Hyperlink objects can appear within graphics.
  • By default, Hyperlink renders label in style.
  • When the mouse is over label, it is by default rendered in style.
  • The following options can be given:
  • ActiveStyle"HyperlinkActive"style to add when hovering over the hyperlink
    BaseStyle"Hyperlink"base styles for the hyperlink
  • Supported URI types include "http", "file", "ftp", and "mailto".
  • URIs that begin with "paclet:" directly access Mathematica documentation and other resources.
  • Hyperlinks of different types are handled as follows:
  • notebook file URIopen in current Mathematica session
    non-notebook file URIopen through operating system
    non-file URIopen in a web browser
  • In a standard notebook front end, hyperlinks can be inserted using the Hyperlink item in the Insert menu.
  • Shift clicking a hyperlink will always open a new notebook window, even if an existing window could have been used.
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