Adding links to text
Select text and edit hyperlink
After selecting the text you would like to add a link to, use the Format > Edit Hyperlink menu option (1) or click on the link button (2) in the formatting toolbar.
Enter the URL
Enter the URL of the file you would like to link to. If you would like the link to open in a new browser window when the user clicks on it then check the Open link in new window checkbox.
Preview a link
To quickly see the URL that hyperlinked text links to, hold your mouse over the text and the link will appear.
To open the link in your web browser click on the link while holding down the OPTION key on OS X or the ALT key on Windows.
Triggering an email
If you want a link to open the default email client when clicked on, prefix the email address you want the email sent to with the text mailto:. Here is an example:
Linking to files on a local network
The URL dialog will help you create links to files on your local network as well. If you will be distributing the final document to co-workers then you may want to link to other files on the network.
A link to a file on a local network ultimately needs to use the file: protocol. For example, to link to \\vmware-host\Shared Folders on your network you would format the URL like this:
Clarify will auto-generate the proper URL for you if it can find the file or folder you enter in the URL dialog. You can paste the normal path into the URL dialog as shown below and then click OK.
Clarify will automatically reformat the path to the file or folder as a file:// URL for you. You can verify this by mousing over the link.