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Hypertext vs. Hyperlink — What's the Difference?

Hypertext vs. Hyperlink — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Hypertext and Hyperlink

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Hypertext

Hypertext is text displayed on a computer display or other electronic devices with references (hyperlinks) to other text that the reader can immediately access. Hypertext documents are interconnected by hyperlinks, which are typically activated by a mouse click, keypress set, or screen touch.

Hyperlink

In computing, a hyperlink, or simply a link, is a reference to data that the user can follow by clicking or tapping. A hyperlink points to a whole document or to a specific element within a document.

Hypertext

Digital text that contains hyperlinks to other texts.

Hyperlink

See link1.

Hypertext

(uncountable) Digital text in which the reader may navigate related information through embedded hyperlinks.
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Hyperlink

To make a hypertext link in (an electronic document or file).

Hypertext

(countable) A hypertext document.

Hyperlink

To follow a hypertext link to an electronic document or file.

Hypertext

Machine-readable text that is not sequential but is organized so that related items of information are connected;
Let me introduce the word hypertext to mean a body of written or pictorial material interconnected in such a complex way that it could not conveniently be presented or represented on paper

Hyperlink

Some text or a graphic in an electronic document that can be activated to display another document or trigger an action.
Click the hyperlink to go to the next page.

Hyperlink

(by extension) The URL or other address that defines a hyperlink's target or function.
Copy the hyperlink and paste it into an email.

Hyperlink

(of a hypertext document) To point to another document by a hyperlink.

Hyperlink

To add a hyperlink to a document.

Hyperlink

To use a hyperlink to jump to a document.

Hyperlink

A link from a hypertext file to another location or file; typically activated by clicking on a highlighted word or icon at a particular location on the screen

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