Forum Question: Hyperlink Images In Pages?

I can’t find a way to hyperlink images in Pages.
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Jean-Claude

Comments: 3 Responses to “Hyperlink Images In Pages?”

    10/12/17 @ 7:14 am

    You can”f. You can only add a hyperlink to text. I think this is because adding hyperlinks is really only useful if you are exporting to ePub or PDF formats, and I don’t think ePub supports image links. At least I’ve never seen it. Perhaps it is more a matter of many ePub readers not supporting that. PDF may be similar. I wouldn’t be surprised if some PDF readers supported it and some didn’t, but I haven’t investigated it.

    So, depending on what you are doing, you could maybe include a caption for the image and make the caption a hyperlink.

    Jean-Claude
    10/12/17 @ 7:22 am

    Seems to me like a very basic feature that should be included in Pages. I’ve used this feature in Microsoft Word, and the hyperlinks are functional when exported to PDF. Thanks for your feedback!

    Lucas Hutton
    10/13/17 @ 12:15 pm

    If I understand the OP’s question, I agree that hyperlinking images can be useful. I like to keep my file size as small as possible; photos can add a lot to a document’s file size. I haven’t tried this lately, but In Microsoft Word, I have inserted a photo as a hyperlink. The photo displays (if I want), but Word simply pulls the data from where the photo resides. The photo adds virtually nothing to the document size. I don’t know how well this technique works with cloud computing.

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