Add a link in PowerPoint to a File-type Attachment

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You can create a link in PowerPoint that launches a file that you have added to the Attachments section. Here's how:

  1. Add an attachment to your presentation.
  2. Right-click an object or text in PowerPoint and select Hyperlink.
  3. In the address section, type the following: data/downloads/yourfilename.pdf
  4. Click OK.
  5. Publish.

For more information on creating a button that hyperlinks to a file in the Attachments section, please see the screencast below:

Test the content in the environment you publish for to make sure it works. For more details, see Hyperlink in PowerPoint doesn't work.

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