Insert Recent Links in Office 365

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Sometimes when we are working on a Document, Workbook, Presentation or E-Mail Message, we wonder that it would be great if we could just include a link quickly and easy. Well, now we can and it is a procedure which isn’t that long and complicated. All you need to do is to continue reading the post below.

Insert Recent Links in Office 365

In the image below, Microsoft Word application is running and I have selected the Insert tab. Then from the area of the ribbon we locate the Links area as shown below.

Word Document

Once we locate the Links area of the ribbon, we select the Link command as shown below, where the drop-down menu appears with all the Recent Items that we can insert as a Link. Note that the only files that are presented to us are the ones that we recently worked on, and are stored in either SharePoint or OneDrive. At the bottom of the drop down menu, we can select the Insert Link command, where the Insert Hyperlink dialog box will appear and which I have mentioned in a previous post of mine for Excel, which you can read here. All we need to do is to select one of the Recent Items that we need and the Link will be inserted in our Document or in the selected Text.

Insert - Link

In the image below, Microsoft Excel application is running and I have selected the Insert tab. Then from the area of the ribbon we locate the Links area as shown below.

Excel Spreadsheet

Once we locate the Links area of the ribbon, we select the Link command as shown below, where the drop down menu appears with all the Recent Items that we can insert as a Link. We then just select one of the Recent Items from the drop-down menu, and the Link will be inserted in the Cell that is currently activated.

Insert - Link

In the image below, Microsoft PowerPoint application is running and I have selected the Insert tab. Then from the area of the ribbon we locate the Links area as shown below.

PowerPoint Presentations

Once we locate the Links area of the ribbon, we select the Link command as shown below, where the drop-down menu appears with all the Recent Items that we can insert as a Link. We then just select one of the Recent Items from the drop-down menu, and the Link will be inserted in the Text Box in our Presentation.

Insert - Link

In the image below, Microsoft Outlook application is running and I have created a New Mail Message. Then from the New Mail Message I have selected the Insert tab and then from the area of the ribbon we locate the Links area as shown below.

Mail Message

Once we locate the Links area of the ribbon, we select the Link command as shown below, where the drop-down menu appears with all the Recent Items that we can insert as a Link. We then just select one of the Recent Items from the drop-down menu, and the Link will be inserted in our Mail Message.

Insert - Link

In all the occasions described above, if we want to apply a custom text to our file, all we need to do is to type it, select it, and then we will find the file on the Links command.

Below you can check out the video describing how to use the Insert Recent Links Feature in Microsoft Office 365.

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