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Add, edit, or remove a link, bookmark, or page break

You can use links, bookmarks, and page breaks to help people find content or move around your file in Google Docs, Sheets, or Slides.

Links

You can insert, update, or delete links in Google Docs, Sheets, or Slides.

Create a link
  1. Open a document, spreadsheet, or presentation.
  2. Click where you want the link, or highlight the text that you want to link.
  3. Click Insert and then Link.
  4. In the "Text" field, type the text you want to be linked.
  5. In the "Link" field, enter a URL or email address, or search for a website.
  6. Click Apply.
Change or remove a link
  1. Open a document, spreadsheet, or presentation.
  2. Click the link you want to remove.
  3. To remove the link in Google Docs or Slides, click Remove. To update the link, click Change and choose a new link or text.
  4. To remove a link in Google Sheets, right click the cell with the link and click Unlink. To change the link, right click the cell and click Edit link.

Bookmarks

To link within a document to a specific section or page, use bookmarks. Bookmarks are not available in Google Sheets or Slides.

Create a bookmark
  1. Open a document in Google Docs.
  2. Click where you want the bookmark.
  3. Click Insert and then Bookmark. A bookmark will appear.
Link to a bookmark
  1. Open a document in Google Docs.
  2. Select the text you want to link from.
  3. Click Insert and then Link.
  4. In the window that opens, click Bookmarks. A list will show the bookmarks in your document.
  5. Click the bookmark you want to link to.    
  6. Click Apply.

To remove the link or bookmark, click it, then click Remove.

Page breaks

You can insert or delete page breaks in Google Docs. Page breaks are useful if you want to break up an idea or set an image apart from text in your document. Page breaks are not available in Google Sheets or Slides.

Add a page break
  1. Open a document in Google Docs.
  2. Click Insert and then Page break.
  3. The page break will be added to your document.
Delete a page break
  1. Open a document in Google Docs.
  2. Click underneath the page break.
  3. On your keyboard, press Backspace until the page break is removed.

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