Presentation.FollowHyperlink (PowerPoint)

Displays a cached document, if it has already been downloaded. Otherwise, this method resolves the hyperlink, downloads the target document and displays it in the appropriate application.

ExtraInfo can be one of these MsoExtraInfoMethod constants.

Syntax : expression.FollowHyperlink (Address, SubAddress, NewWindow, AddHistory, ExtraInfo, Method, HeaderInfo)

ActivePresentation.FollowHyperlink _
    Address:="", _
    NewWindow:=True, AddHistory:=True


The following argument is required

Address (String) - The address of the target document.

The following arguments are optional

SubAddress (String) - The location in the target document. By default, this argument is an empty string.

NewWindow (Boolean) - True to have the target application opened in a new window. The default value is False.

AddHistory (Boolean) - True to add the link to the current day's history folder.

ExtraInfo (String) - String or byte array that specifies information for HTTP. This argument can be used, for example, to specify the coordinates of an image map or the contents of a form. It can also indicate a FAT file name. The Method argument determines how this extra information is handled.

Method (Office.MsoExtraInfoMethod) - Specifies how ExtraInfo is posted or appended.

HeaderInfo (String) - A string that specifies header information for the HTTP request. The default value is an empty string. You can combine several header lines into a single string by using the following syntax: "string1" & vbCr & "string2". The specified string is automatically converted into ANSI characters. Note that the HeaderInfo argument may overwrite default HTTP header fields.