Convert text to Hyperlink
Help in Creating a Hyperlink in a table from Text using VBA
I have two MS Access tables with Field1 set as Hyperlink in Table1, and Field2 as Text in Table2.
I am having problems in appending Table2 to Table1 with the Hyperlink working. The text looks like a hyperlink, but when I appended the table2 to Table1, the hyperlink doesn't work.
If I cut and paste the text into the hyperlink field, it does work.
I am trying to use VBA Code to generate a hyperlink for 80 records in Table2 for Table1.
Is there a function or something that converts the text to a hyperlink ? I believe that when I manually cut and paste, it converts to a hyperlink.
Show only filename from hyperlink
Is it possible to browse to a file add it as a hyperlink and then click ok and then using the afterupdate event change the text to display to just the filename rather than doing it manually.
Second question can I take a query with a field which is text and a field which is hyperlink and have a calculated field which displays as the text but is the same hyperlink that the hyperlink field is.
I am having trouble with my hyperlink field to a pdf document. The user sets the hyperlink themselves by clicking btnGetLink and searching for the file. When the user selects the file, the hyperlink is put in the txtLink text box which is bound to my table.
The hyperlink in the text box works fine when copied into windows explorer (when I go to edit hyperlink and select the hyperlink, not the actual text in the text box) but clicking on the hyperlink itself yields an error message "An unexpected error has occurred".
Here is a sample hyperlink address:"K:\Common\User\David\Signed Leases\Lease528.pdf" The K: drive is the cloud network drive which I am also running access off of.
If anyone could provide some assistance as to why clicking the hyperlink yields an error message, that would be great!
Create a Field for Hyperlinks
Fields with hyperlink data can be a little complicated sometimes, but they do not need to be. When you enter the hyperlink directly into a datasheet, the text will turn into a hyperlink. This is the blue, underlined text that you click to take you to the site that the hyperlink refers to. These steps will help you to create a field for hyperlinks in Access 2003.
Hyperlink address into the text box
I have a hyperlink field which shows the path to a directory full of PDF files.
I then have a form set to continuous. A text box is shown on each row and the source is the hyperlink address. When I click in the text box, on the hyperlink address, the PDF opens .
To get the hyperlink address into the text box, I do the following. Right click, then select hyperlink and then edit hyperlink. I can then select the file to add.
My problem is that the right click action does not work in my finished application which users use. I have to open the application by holding the shift key (kind of amend mode). I can then right click and it works.
Why does the right click not work in my finished application?
Imported data not recognizing email address hyperlinks
I have a database that I import Excel data into. After importing, the email addresses do display as hyperlinks (the data type is hyperlink, and the text is blue with an underline), and they appear to act as a hyperlink - when I hover, the little pointing finger appears as I click the text.
The problem is that the text is not an actual hyperlink. After it's clicked, nothinghappens.
When I delete the imported hyperlink, and enter it manually, the hyperlink opens an email message and the address is inserted in the To: field.
Enter a hyperlink into an existing hyperlink address
There are several ways to change the destination address of an existing hyperlink. The method that you choose will depend on the object that contains the hyperlink.
Learn: Enter a hyperlink to an object in the current Access file. Enter a hyperlink that links to text in a Microsoft Office document or data access page. Enter a hyperlink in a table, query, or form by pasting a hyperlink or hyperlink address. Enter a hyperlink in a data access page by pasting a hyperlink or hyperlink address. Enter a hyperlink to a new data access page in a datasheet or form. Enter a hyperlink by dragging an Internet shortcut. Enter a hyperlink that creates an e-mail message in Form view or Datasheet view. Enter a hyperlink to an existing file or Web page.
Change field property to hyperlink?
I have a "make-table" query, which includes a field of hyperlinks to documents, in the original source table. But, the query will only set the field to a text type field. In order to my code to open the hyperlink on click event, the table field must be of the "hyperlink" type, which I can manually change in the table properties, but would like to addto the code to first convert the field to a hyperlink field.
I get duplicate values when I convert a hyperlink field to text
Every time I import a query containing email addresses from Access into Excel, I end up with a "rider" on each email that looks like this: "[@email]#mailto:[@email]#". I tried to overcome the problem by making a new table with the email field changed from hyperlink to text, but the result was the same as above. Does anyone know why this happens and how to prevent it?
Changing text to hyperlink
I have a text field in my table that contains the http address for a hyperlink Example: [LINK]
The address is not a hyperlink but I wish to make it so. Is there some way to do that without modifying each record?
Add hyperlink to SendObject message text
I have a form which sends an email when closed using a button with a SendObject macro on it.
I was hoping to put a hyperlink in the message text, but I don't seem to be able to make it be a hyperlink and not simply appear as the file path in text.
I have looked at other posts and used things like the # sign, but to no avail. Could anyone help me?
Change a hyperlink
You can change either the text that is displayed or the address that the hyperlink points to: Modify the hyperlink of a label, picture, or command button, Modify a hyperlink that's stored in a table or displayed in a text box or combo box.
Learn: What is a hyperlink? Parts of a hyperlink address. About the hyperlink control. Image hyperlink control. What is a URL and how does it work? Examples of hyperlink addresses. Some hyperlink subaddress syntax examples in Office.
Hyperlink a report to another report
I have two report reports. One report displays a field called [BWAID]. The second report is a report for a single record in mor detail. I am trying to convert this textbox on my first report into a hyperlink.
The hyperlink will link to the 2nd report report. I need this hyperlink to also capture what the [BWAID] is when clicked and use the [BWAID] in a paramater query to pull up another report (more detailed report).
I looks to me that I should program an OnClick VBA however I don't understand how to pull the [BWAID] value into my second report parameter query.
edit hyperlink with programming
All I need to change the drive that table fields that are hyperlink type. I tried find and replace but it does not change the hyperlink only the visible text,
Linked list from sharepoint - formatting URL question
I have what seems to be the oposite question from a lot of others. I see most people want to turn plain text into a hyperlink but I want to turn a hyperlink into plain text.
I have a SharePoint 2007 list that I have linked to with MS Access 2007.
On my SharePoint list I have a column formatted as "Hyperlink or Picture" that is used as a hyperlink to other SharePoint sites. Now I want to create an Access report using that hyperlink field with two changes:
1) I want to be able to group on it
2) I don't want it to show as a hyperlink on my report
VBA to assign address to Hyperlink
I recently converted a large spreadsheet to an access table to allow multi-user entry/access to the data and am having troubles with one column that was a hyperlink in excel.
The column is named "location" and has the full path to the file I am trying to hyperlink to eg.
I set the data type of the column "location" to hyperlink and all the data turned blue/underlined like a hyperlink but the address of each hyperlink is blank. I am having to goset the hyperlink address manually for each file by copying the "text to display" to the "address" field
Is there some code out there I can run to set the address of these links to match the "text to display"
Adding Hyperlink into Textbox with Text
Is it possible to combine a hyperlink with text data in the same textbox. For example, If I wanted to have a field that contains hotel information, and I type the name of the hotel and add a link for directions in the same textbox. Can one textbox contain both text and hyperlink data? Or would this have to be two different fields?
Adding Hyperlink into Textbox with Text
Is it possible to combine a hyperlink with text data in the same textbox. For example, If I wanted to have a field that contains hotel information, and I type the name of the hotel and add a link for directions in the same textbox.
Can one textbox contain both text and hyperlink data? Or would this have to be two different fields?
About compressing the data in a Text, Memo, or Hyperlink field (MDB)
Microsoft Access 2000 or later uses the Unicode character-encoding scheme to represent the data in a Text, Memo, or Hyperlink (Hyperlink data type: A data type for an Access database field that stores hyperlink addresses. An address can have up to four parts and is written using the following format: displaytext#address#subaddress#.) field. Unicode represents each character as two bytes, so the data in a Text, Memo, or Hyperlink field requires more storage space than it did in Access 97 or earlier, where each character is represented as one byte.