EmailOptions.AutoFormatAsYouTypeReplaceHyperlinks property (Word)

True if email addresses, server and share names (also known as UNC paths), and Internet addresses (also known as URLs) are automatically changed to hyperlinks as you type. Read/write Boolean.


expression. AutoFormatAsYouTypeReplaceHyperlinks

expression A variable that represents an 'EmailOptions' collection.


Word changes any text that looks like an email address, UNC, or URL to a hyperlink. However, Word does not check the validity of the hyperlink.


This example enables Word to automatically replace any Internet or network paths with hyperlinks when the paths are typed.

Options.AutoFormatAsYouTypeReplaceHyperlinks = True

This example returns the status of the Internet and network paths with hyperlinks option on the AutoFormat As You Type tab in the AutoCorrect dialog box (Tools menu).

Dim blnAutoFormat as Boolean 
blnAutoFormat = Options.AutoFormatAsYouTypeReplaceHyperlinks

See also

EmailOptions Object

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