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Chapter 12. Adding Text > Creating Hyperlinked Text

Creating Hyperlinked Text

Any text within a regular text cast member can be made into a hyperlink, similar to the text links on a Web page. Assuming that the Use Hypertext Styles property is selected for the cast member (as it is by default), Director applies the Web’s standard link formatting to the text: The link appears underlined, with a blue color before it’s been clicked and a purple color after.

For anything to happen when the user clicks the link, you must assign the Text > Hypertext - General behavior to the cast member, or write an equivalent Lingo script. (See Chapter 14, "Adding Behaviors.") The behavior will cause the link to go to a Web URL or perform some other action.


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