How can I change the hyperlink color in a Word document?

I have a word document in which I want to insert a hyperlink. When I insert the hyperlink, however, the text appears red with a red underline. I want it to be in blue but don't know how to change it.
geeta_m9Asked:
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Ingeborg Hawighorst (Microsoft MVP / EE MVE)Microsoft MVP ExcelCommented:
Hello,

Word uses a Style for hyperlinks. If you use the trick described in this article you can quickly see the style applied to selected text in the QAT.

Just like any other style, you can change the hyperlink style to look like whatever you need.

On the Home Ribbon, click the lower right hand corner of the Styles panel. This will open the Styles pane. Click into a hyperlink in your text and the Styles pane will highlight the "Hyperlink" style. Select the drop-down arrow on the style and then click Modify > Format button > Font

Set your desired font/color/size for hyperlinks and close all dialogs. Now all hyperlinks will be formatted as you specified for the style.

cheers, teylyn
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2toriaCommented:
Highlight the text, right click and choose font..  From there you should be able to change the font styling for the hyperlinked text.

Matt
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geeta_m9Author Commented:
There is no font option appearing when I right click on the hyperlink.
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NrisimhaCommented:


Select link and then change a color:

  Hyperlink


Nrisimha
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geeta_m9Author Commented:
I tried that...it doesn't work.
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NrisimhaCommented:


Well, if you have clicked on this link and that link was opened in a browser you can't change the color.

Try to save document and close MS Word. Then open MS Word and insert a new link and then select link with a mouse completely and at Home tab go to icon that I showed in the image above for text coloring and select green color.

Nrisimha
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NrisimhaCommented:


Well, also you can click fast 3 times on that hyperlink and you will get small window with options for modifying Font, Color etc:

 Formatting a hyperlink in Word

Nrisimha
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NrisimhaCommented:

Hello geeta_m9,

I would like to know is my solution work for you?

regards

Nrisimha
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NrisimhaCommented:

Thank you teylyn,

I didn't know that my comment is also included as new post after 21 days.

But, I beg you - I have a big problem with one questioner that post his question before 48 days ( 17th of November 2011 )  and has never come back. I gave him solution that works 100%. And my last post was before 26 days:

http://www.experts-exchange.com/Software/MultiMedia_Applications/Q_27452462.html


I want to say honestly - I feel frustration on this Forum when the only person that gave a 100% correct solution for a questioner is me !!!
Nobody gave a complete solution except me in several posts.
And I believe you that other experts have a same problems.

Today I got 500 points for work that requires for me 9 hours of hard work. I was the only STUPID person who has found a software old 3 years for a questioner.
Although, he blamed me and all experts on forum for "some dirty games" on this Forum:

http://www.experts-exchange.com/Web_Development/Document_Imaging/Adobe_Acrobat/Q_27516774.html


I would like if you or someone else can help me to solve such problems.
But, if the some questioners have never come back and close the question, then I can only say that I am really disappointed.

regards

Nrisimha
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geeta_m9Author Commented:
Sorry, I was away for a while and didn't get the chance to try your suggestions until I got back. I tried your recommendations, but it still didn't work, i.e., some other unintended side effect would occur. I think there must have been some embedded code in the document that messed it up because when I tried it on a different document, it worked. In the end, I had to create a new Word document and copy and paste the text from the original document into it in order for it work.

Anyway, I appreciate the time and effort you put into it to help me solve the problem.

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geeta_m9Author Commented:
I think the original document was corrupted in some way that caused the solutions  to not work.
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