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Disable hyperlinks as you type (2002/2003/2007/2010/2013)

Inside Microsoft Office

by Kara Hiltz

When you’re storing email addresses or web addresses in a spreadsheet, Excel often changes them to hyperlinks as you type. This way, you can follow the link or open your email just by clicking the hyperlink. But when you don’t want to open an Internet browser, it’s frustrating when you’re constantly clicking on the links unintentionally. Fortunately, you can disable this option and ensure that Excel leaves your URLs and email addresses[…]


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