Linking documents

From the Annotation Editor, you can link your documents to other documents in your workspace, and to webpages outside of

Linking documents within your workspace

To link an annotation on your document to a second document in your workspace, click the Link to button at the bottom-left of the Annotation Editor. This will open the Select a document dialog box, which allows you to browse your workspace for other documents.

Select Link to from the Annotation Editor to open the Select a document dialog box.

Click on the document that you wish to link to. This will open a preview window which displays this second document.

Clicking on the document that you wish to link to will open this document in a preview window.

You can now highlight the section of the second document that you want to link to your annotation. This will prompt a pop-up box to appear which allows you to save your selection, or cancel to make a different selection. Click the Save button in the Annotation Editor to create the link between the highlighted sections of the two documents.

When you click on a link, the linked document will open in a new tab.

Linking documents to web pages

To create hyperlinks from documents to web pages, first open the Select a document dialog box by clicking the Link to button, as described above. From this dialog box, instead of selecting a document from within your workspace, click on the Link to URL button. This will open a new dialog box in which you can enter the URL of the website that you wish to link to.

Enter the URL of the webpage you wish to link to.

Once you have entered the URL, click Apply. A hyperlink to the website will be created on your document. Clicking on this hyperlink will open the webpage in a new tab.

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    Cheryl Richard
    Linking documents. The purpose is to explain how to link documents. Research questions related to this particular article are, what are the steps to linking documents with other documents? What are the steps to linking documents to web pages? The author’s purpose is to give his audience a detailed account of how to link documents with other sources for future use. The author produced a systematic account to link a document to other documents and web pages to support his claim.
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    Shane Magness
    This article explains how to link documents. This article is detailed in explaining how to link documents to your article. You can link documents within your works space, as well as web pages that may be needed for the annotation. This seems to be a very useful tool. This article shows how to link documents with pictures and makes it easy for the reader to understand.
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    Barbara Morgan
    I look forward to using the link tool as my research library grows. It will be much easier to access related documents and websites that the setup via the links when I begin the major writing on my dissertation.
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    Carla Pennington
    I like this option to link a webpage to the article located in my workspace. Again, this is a great tool for working in groups, being able to mark your favorite phrases, share them with colleagues, change the colors and text to your liking and LINKING all your information to a hyperlink that provides more supporting documentation for your research study. AWESOME!!
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    Leslie M. Gross

    The linking documents feature sounds like a feature that I would use a lot. You can link to webpage and other documents. This is a great feature to keep related documents together. Use of this feature is explained well. I am looking forward to using this feature and I see the benefit of keeping articles organized.

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    Barbara Valentine

    This feature allows the author to link sections of other documents to the current document through annotation. This is actually a really great feature and I can foresee many opportunities to actually attach the supportive data for a specific phrase, quantitative finding, or journal article. This is a nice feature.

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    Shai Harris allows you to link your documents to other documents in your work space, and to outside webpages. This Feature can save a lot of time navigating back and forth to other sources.

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    Bob Candland

    Link documents by selecting the link to button presenting the select a document box. Browse for a document and select it. Highlight the section of the second document which offers a pop-up box allowing a selection of save or cancel. Save when ready. To link documents to web pages create hyperlinks. Select a document through the link to button, instead of the document select the URL, and then apply.

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    Jalisca Thomason

    Documents are able to be linked together, and also with pertinent webpages.

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    Michelle Khatib

    A link to button in the Annotation editor allows an annotation to be licked to a secondary document. When the link to button is pressed, a selection of documents will open. Select the document you want to link the annotation to. Once this is completed, you may select the portion of the secondary document that you want to link in the annotation. There is also the option to link documents to web pages.

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    Steven Campas

    In, linking documents is a unique feature where the user can link their document to another user within their workspace or to webpages. To apply this feature the user clicks the annotation editor and selects the dialogue box. At the bottom of dialogue box, the user strikes the Link button and selects the document the user wishes to send. By striking the save button the user is able to create the link between the highlighted sections of the two documents. To create hyperlinks for documents to webpages, the user follows the steps previously described but instead of selecting the document, the user strikes the Link to URL button located at the top of the dialogue box. Linking documents are simple steps and easy to follow.

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    Kimberly Anderson

    In can tie last feature from, linking documents to other documents within your workspace is a really wonderful feature. This way, a researcher can tie pieces of material together in order to link the topic or subjects together to keep centered or organized as they go through their data or materials. Additionally, one can use the text box, colors, freehand, and all of the other features mentioned in previous lessons to keep on track and organized with the materials. These are exciting features and a great tool for us to use as we work through this volume of information.

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    Carlos Flores

    This article went over how to link articles or webpages in my workspace. This feature is great because I can highlight a part of article number one and link it to a highlighted area on article number three in my workspace. I also have the option to link my highlighted text to a web page so that I will be able to refer to them when I am reviewing my literature.

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    Roberto M. Loo

    Linking documents this is a great tool for putting all ideas together. This will give the operator to link different documents together and also adding webpages that support any annotation. This is something that I will most likely be using for the purpose of seeing the correlation among documents and seeing how webpages are also included within the literature.