Create a hyperlink to a specific location in your Word document To link to a location in the same document, you must bookmark the hyperlink location and then add the link. 1. Insert a bookmark 2. 1. Select the text or item to which you want to assign a bookmark 2. On the Insert tab, in the Links group, click Bookmark. 3. Under Bookmark name, type a name. Bookmark names must begin with a letter and can contain numbers. You can't include spaces in a bookmark name. However, you can use the underscore character to separate words — for example, First_heading. 4. Click Add. 2. Create Hyperlink 1. Right click on the text or picture that you want to display as the hyperlink and then click Hyperlink… on the shortcut menu. 2. In Insert Hyperlink dialog box, select Place in This Document > under the Bookmarks select the bookmark that you want. 3. To customize the ScreenTip that appears when you rest the pointer over the hyperlink, click the ScreenTip button on the upper right corner of the dialog box and then type the text that you want. If you don't specify a tip, Word uses the path or address of the file as tip. 4. Click the Ok button.