How to Link a Word Document to a PowerPoint Document

Updated February 21, 2017

Linking a Word document to a PowerPoint document can be necessary if you want to have easy access to Word documents while you present a PowerPoint presentation. The process you follow to link a Word document to a PowerPoint document is similar to the process you follow to insert a website hyperlink into your PowerPoint presentation.

Click on the text or image in the PowerPoint presentation to which you want the Word document to be linked.

Click the "Insert" menu and select "Hyperlink."

Click "Existing File or Web Page" and use the navigation tool to locate the Word document. Click "OK."

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